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Best Practices for Slowly Changing Dimensions

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I'm curious if there is a "best practice" for a slowly changing dimension within DynamicsCRM. Should we use SQL and data tools to monitor our online Dynamics instance to keep track of these values? Or create separate entities in DynamicsCRM that tracks these fields/attributes that we need to see historically (with begin/end dates, etc)?

Any advise or write-ups on the subject would be appreciated. I've struggled finding too terribly much through Google.

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    Radu Chiribelea Profile Picture
    Radu Chiribelea 6,667 on at
    RE: Best Practices for Slowly Changing Dimensions

    Hi,

    Could you please share more details on what you refer to when you mention dimension? Are you referring to the CRM Database size or to the change history of fields?

    If it is the CRM DB Size - you can use Organization Insights www.crmsoftwareblog.com/.../dynamics_365_crm_organization_insights.

    If you need any change history, you can use the Auditing feature: docs.microsoft.com/.../auditing-overview

    I hope I understood your question correctly. If not, if you can share additional details maybe I can provide some additional input.

    Regards,

    Radu

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