What is Common Data Service? Common Data Service – CDS

Common Data Service allow you securely store and manage data that is used in the Business Applications. 

Data within common data service is stored within set of records called entities. An entity is a set of records used to store data, similar to how a table store data within the database.





Entities – Common Data Service

Microsoft Flow vs Azure Logic Apps – Microsoft Flow and Azure Logic Apps


The following table helps you determine whether Microsoft Flow or Logic Apps is best for a particular integration:

Microsoft Flow Logic Apps
Users Office workers, business users, SharePoint administrators Pro integrators and developers, IT pros
Scenarios Self-service Advanced integrations
Design tool In-browser and mobile app, UI only In-browser and Visual StudioCode view available
Application lifecycle management (ALM) Design and test in non-production environments, promote to production when ready Azure DevOps: source control, testing, support, automation, and manageability in Azure Resource Manager
Admin experience Manage Microsoft Flow environments and data loss prevention (DLP) policies, track licensing: Microsoft Flow Admin Center Manage resource groups, connections, access management, and logging: Azure portal
Security Office 365 Security and Compliance audit logs, DLP, encryption at rest for sensitive data Security assurance of Azure: Azure securityAzure Security Centeraudit logs