Master Data Services (MDS) is a master data management platform that allows you to create a centralized hub for your master data. Keeping master data in an external centralized system as a single authorative source helps to remove several master data challenges. This single authorative master data source acts as a System of Record by integrating master data from all the upstream sources and as a System of Entry by providing consistent master data to all the downstream applications. This article talks about how to get started on Master Data Services, understand different components of it and create master data services' objects. For details, click here.