Terminology

2021-10-17 Less than 1 minute

# Terminology

  • SubQuery Project (where the magic happens): A definition (@subql/cli (opens new window)) of how a SubQuery Node should traverse and aggregate a projects network and how the data should the transformed and stored to enable useful GraphQL queries
  • SubQuery Node (where the work is done): A package (@subql/node (opens new window)) that will accept a SubQuery project definiton, and run a node that constantly indexes a connected network to a database
  • SubQuery Query Service (where we get the data from): A package (@subql/query (opens new window)) that interacts with the GraphQL API of a deployed SubQuery node to query and view the indexed data
  • GraphQL (how we query the data): A query langage for APIs that is specifically suited for flexible graph based data - see graphql.org (opens new window)
Last update: October 17, 2021 08:07