Get started with Common Data Service

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Common Data Service lets you securely store and manage data that's used by business applications. Standard and custom entities within Common Data Service provide a secure and cloud-based storage option for your data.

In this module, you will:

  • Create entities with Common Data Service
  • Import data into a Common Data Service database


  • A Microsoft Power Apps account. If you don't already have a Power Apps account, select the Get started free link on