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Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By : Aaron Guilmette
Book Image

Workflow Automation with Microsoft Power Automate

By: Aaron Guilmette

Overview of this book

Microsoft Power Automate is a workflow automation solution included in Microsoft 365. This book explores the core concepts of workflow automation, such as working with connectors, triggers, and actions, along with their practical implementation in automating business tasks and simplifying digital processes to boost enterprise productivity.
Table of Contents (22 chapters)
Section 1 - What is Power Automate?
Section 2 - Basic Flow Concepts
Section 3 - Intermediate Flow Concepts
Section 4 - Administering the Power Automate Environment
Using a Database

Databases are critical infrastructure components that are used to compile information about tasks, individuals, services, products, or any other entity that needs to be tracked. Common database-driven applications include customer relationship management (CRM), product catalogs, enterprise resource planning (ERP), accounting packages, storefronts, and inventory management.

In the world of Power Automate, you might use a database to store information about survey or form result responses or to manage scheduled jobs. You may even use one as a logging repository for actions taken by other applications and users. In this chapter, we're going to look at some of the basics of connecting to a database and writing data entries. Specifically, we'll learn about the following topics:

  • Understanding database connectors, triggers, and actions
  • Adding database content...