What is the difference between BCS and BDC?

  • BDC - Business Data Catalog (Connectivity) was used in MOSS 2007. One can say BCS is extension of BDC.
    • BDC provides connectivity to the external data source.
    • Using BDC, you can perform Read operation on data.
  • BCS - Business Connectivity Services is used in SharePoint 2010, SharePoint 2013, and SharePoint 2019.
    • Using BCS, you can perform Create, Read, Update, Delete and Query(CRUDQ) operations on external data
  • Both BDC and BCS have built in support to provide connectivity to following kind of data sources.
    • Databases
    • Windows Communication Foundation (WCF) and Web services
    • Microsoft .NET Framework assemblies

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