## Overview and Goals
Stinger is the bidding engine of the Beeswax stack. Stinger was developed with the intention of allowing customization of key components including data augmentation of requests, targeting modules, bidding algorithms and the models that feed into algorithms.
Stinger documentation covers the following
Bidding algorithms customization: [Bidding Agent](🔗)
First party data augmentation: [Data Augmentation](🔗)
Log and streaming data: [Data Feeds](🔗)
[Beeswax Architecture / Life of a Bid](🔗)