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Introduction to Microsoft Dataverse ( previously Common Data Service)

by Vishwas Lele

The Microsoft Power Platform is one of the fastest-growing low-code platforms for building high productivity PaaS applications, and Common Data Service (CDS) is an integral part of the Power Platform. This course will teach you the basics of CDS.

What you'll learn

At the core of any low-code development platform, like the Power Platform, is the ability to secure and easily store and manage data used by business applications. This is where Common Data Service (CDS) comes in. In this course, Introduction to Common Data Service (CDS), you will learn the skills you need to work effectively with CDS. First, you’ll learn about the critical use cases and the high-level architecture of CDS in the context of the overall PowerApps Platform. Next, you’ll explore CDS' capabilities like entities, relationships, auditing, annotations, REST API, business rules, and workflow. Finally, you’ll learn about the security, governance, and integration aspects of CDS. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have a foundational knowledge of CDS that will help immensely as you move forward and use CDS in your low-code applications.

About the author

Vishwas Lele serves as Chief Technology Officer at Applied Information Sciences, Inc. Mr. Lele is responsible for assisting organizations in envisioning, designing, and implementing enterprise solutions. Mr. Lele brings close to 24 years of experience and thought leadership to his position, and has been at AIS for 18 years. A noted industry speaker and author, Mr. Lele serves as Microsoft Regional Director for the Washington, D.C. area and is a member of Windows Azure Insiders group. Additionall... more

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