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Purpose of module
Magento\Sales module is responsible for order processing and appearance in system, Magento\Sales module manages next system entities and flows:
- order management;
- invoice management;
- shipment management (including tracks management);
- credit memos management; Magento\Sales module is required for Magento\Checkout module to perform checkout operations.
The Magento_Sales module does not have any specific system requirements. Depending on how many orders are being placed, there might be consideration for the database size
The Magento_Sales module is installed automatically (using the native Magento install mechanism) without any additional actions.