If you are already using Power Platform, then you might have heard of CDS or Common Data Service. In this video article we are going to look at what is CDS in detail.

What is CDS (Common Data Service)?

  • Its a cloud storage platform, you can store and manage data securely
  • Store data as set of entities – Entity is similar to SQL table where you can store set of records
  • Common data service database provides standardized entities to be used – this is called common data model
  • This is native backend data source for Dynamics 365
  • This can be used as alternative to your existing data storage applications
  • Model Drive Apps can be created with only supported backend data source as CDS

Overview of Common Data Service in Power Platform
Aug 14 2020

Sarvesh Shinde

In this video article we will see what is CDS - Common data service.