|Administering the Community / Setting Up the Activity Engine|
The Activity Engine powers the stream functionality in Jive. In addition, the Activity Engine facilitates communication between the Jive web application nodes and the Jive Genius SaaS service, which identifies and recommends additional relevant conversations and connections for community users. The Activity Engine is a required component for both on-premise and hosted customers. For on-premise customers, the Activity Engine includes a node and an associated database in typical configurations.