dwave-system is a basic API for easily incorporating the D-Wave system as a sampler in the D-Wave Ocean software stack, directly or through Leap’s cloud-based hybrid solvers. It includes DWaveSampler, a dimod sampler that accepts and passes system parameters such as system identification and authentication down the stack, LeapHybridSampler, for Leap’s hybrid solvers, and other. It also includes several useful composites—layers of pre- and post-processing—that can be used with DWaveSampler to handle minor-embedding, optimize chain strength, etc.