What is a Data Entity in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations?

Simply put, a big table with all columns from all relational tables.

data entity is an abstraction from the physical implementation of database tables.

Table1 and Table2 are physical database tables


Data entity provides conceptual abstraction and encapsulation (de-normalized view) of underlying table schemas to represent key data concepts and functionalities

Data Entity, shown as in above diagram, is a collection of the columns from both tables, forming one unified de-normalized table (view)



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