Types of Dynamics Entities Updated 5/25/2022 To understand Microsoft Power Apps and Dynamics 365, you need to learn some new terms and concepts that may be a bit different from what you know from databases and solutions that are hosted on premises. This is the second post in a series, and covers entities and attributes. Entities are the most fundamental part of Dynamics 365 in terms of storing your business data. They are similar in concept to database tables, and the relate to one another like tables in a relational database. For instance, Dynamics 365 has an entity called Contacts that stores data such as name, address, and email address of people that you track. Accounts is a related entity that describes the organizations to which Contacts may belong. Although they are similar to database tables, Dynamics entities allow you to do some customizations that are not possible in a standard database table. Field labels, for instance, are part of an entity, and they may
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