Master Data Services Database

Applies to: SQL Server - Windows only Azure SQL Managed Instance

The database contains all of the information for the Master Data Services system. It is central to a Master Data Services deployment. The Master Data Services database:

  • Stores the settings, database objects, and data required by the Master Data Services system.

  • Contains staging tables that are used to process data from source systems.

  • Provides a schema and database objects to store master data from source systems.

  • Supports versioning functionality, including business rule validation and e-mail notifications.

  • Provides views for subscribing systems that need to retrieve data from the database.

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See Also

Create a Master Data Services Database
Database Object Security (Master Data Services)
Database Logins, Users, and Roles (Master Data Services)