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New Entity from Data

Can I create a new entity with data from Azure database?  if yes, could I then write back to that database as well as the CDS?


Super User
Super User

Re: New Entity from Data


No PowerApps cannot create a new table within an Azure SQL database.   To my knowledge, Flow can't do that natively either (but by all means you can go ask in that community). 


If you want to use code to generate tables in an Azure SQL DB PowerShell might be the way to go.  FYI, I have not done this myself.  Just wanted to point you in the right direction.


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Power Apps Staff Mr-Dang-MSFT
Power Apps Staff

Re: New Entity from Data

Hi @mfialek,

You can import data from SQL and many other sources into the Common Data Service.


Here's some quick steps and you can explore the areas relevant to you.

On the PowerApps Portal: 

Data > Entities > Get data


Search for SQL:




Here's what Azure SQL looks like:



The experience thereafter may remind you of Power Query.


Here's a blog post related to this ability:

Older blog:

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