Use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to query data from Common Data Service (CDS)

Among the latest features released by Microsoft, we have the possibility (finally!) of being able to connect in the cloud to the Common Data Service (CDS) database to perform our queries. The SQL connection provides read-only access to the entity data of the target CDS environment. Below I show you all the necessary steps. First … Continue reading Use SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS) to query data from Common Data Service (CDS)

How To choose between Canvas Apps and Model-driven Apps – The main differences

Scenario In this post we will see the main differences that allow us to establish the type of app to use when we want to create an app in PowerApps. Solution By reading the following features, you can easily determine which direction to take before you start developing your app. FEATURECANVAS APPMODEL-DRIVEN APPBusiness Scenario More … Continue reading How To choose between Canvas Apps and Model-driven Apps – The main differences

How To configure Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps into existing PowerApps environment

Scenario In the previous post we saw How To create a PowerApps environment with Common Data Service (CDS) database, now we will see how to configure Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement apps into this existing PowerApps environment. Solution Go to the Power Platform Admin Center portal https://admin.powerplatform.microsoft.com, select Environments from the left panel and then select your Environment from … Continue reading How To configure Dynamics 365 customer engagement apps into existing PowerApps environment

How To create a PowerApps environment with Common Data Service (CDS) database

Scenario In this post we will see how to create a PowerApps environment with connected database of Common Data Service (CDS) containing only the core entities defined by the Common Data Model (CDM) to store the data of your apps. Solution Go to the PowerApps Admin Center portal https://admin.powerapps.com, select Environments from the left panel … Continue reading How To create a PowerApps environment with Common Data Service (CDS) database