Twelve Reasons to use Power Apps Common Data Service Instead of a Database
February 21, 2020 By Paul Swider
When to use stand-alone Power Apps with CDS over SharePoint or a database is a common source of confusion for new Power Apps professional and citizen developers. Here are twelve great reasons to use CDS over a traditional database or SharePoint lists. Short and sweet with many links.
- Solutions framework (DevOps)
- Model-driven design and metadata-driven architecture
- Security roles
- Record ownership
- Secure field profiles and DLP
- Business process flows
- Server side code
- Web API/Web Resources
- Industry accelerators ie: healthcare entities in healthcare accelerator
- Segmented CDS environments
- Share with Office 365 Groups.
What is the difference between CDS entities and SharePoint lists? Watch this 3 minute explanation.