Create and manage tables in Dataverse

Functional Consultant
Dynamics 365
Power Platform
Microsoft Dataverse
Power Apps


Effective November 2020

  • Common Data Service has been renamed to Microsoft Dataverse. Learn more.

  • Some terminology in Microsoft Dataverse has been updated. For example,entity is now table and field is now column. Learn more.

Modules will be updated soon to reflect the latest terminology.

Dataverse tables are similar to tables in a database. Every instance of a Dataverse database includes a base set of tables that provide structure for data that is commonly used by business applications.

Learning objectives

In this module, you will learn about:

  • tables in Dataverse.
  • Types of tables that are available in Dataverse.
  • Creating a custom table.
  • Enabling attachments within an table.
  • Which licensing requirements to apply to use each type of table.


A basic understanding of what a database is and its role within a software solution.