Common Data Service reaches general availability with entity updates, PowerApps guidance

Common Data Service entitiesThe first release of the Common Data Service (formerly known as the common data model) is now generally available. It was announced in conjunction with the general availability of Microsoft Flow, PowerApps, and Dynamics 365.

The standard entities in the Common Data Service (CDS) have now been set, which means developers of business apps now have a starting point from which to plan and create custom entities. Microsoft released preview in August.


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