Dual-write and Virtual Tables

Dual-Write

  • These is a feature provided for interaction between Dataverse and Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations application.
  • Provides bidirectional integration between Finance and Operation apps and Dataverse
  • Whenever a user makes any change in Finance and Operation apps, it causes writes to Dataverse and vice-versa.
  • Should be used when you are working with Dynamics 365 apps
  • These used in scenarios where near real-time integration is required.
  • Dual-write will duplicate the data in both the directions (to and from Dataverse)

Virtual Tables

  • Used for data from external systems
  • Replication of data does not happen
  • Custom coding is not required
  • In-built or Custom connectors can be used to access data from external systems