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Difference between CDS based Business Process Flow Designer and Power Automate Flows

Hi All,


I am quite new to Power Platform. What is the key difference between Business Process Flow Designer which is based on CDS entities and Power Automate flows? Will Power Automate replace CDS/MDA business process flow designer?


Thank you.


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Hi @sonam-tobgay 


The CDS workflows run synchronously while the Power Automate runs are asynchronous. Power Automate supports a number of connectors that can be linked to perform automation.


To get a more information about the details, you can refer to this link:



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