troubleshooting Question

What is the purpose of msdb on MS SQL Server?

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Microsoft SQL Server 2005
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This should be a simple question for a SQL guru. . .

What exactly is the purpose of the msdb system database (master too if possible)?

The reason I ask is that I'm using some monitoring software on my SQL server and msdb is showing the highest utilization (by far) of any database.
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