"Crystal Enterprise (CE) is a complex system of services that provide specific functionality. There is no single correct architecture that is appropriate for all environments. This document is intended to provide an overview of CE Architecture, a general description of the primary services, and some guidelines regarding the relationships between those services. This document is written for both a conceptual view of CE architecture and a detailed reference of CE services. However, this document is not intended to be used as the sole reference guide for conducting scalability testing and assumes a high level of familiarity With CE and related terms. The information in this document applies to CE version 8.5."