Reference Data service

Current version: 9.0

The Reference Data service allows you to create or retrieve reference data using the Reference Data Client API. Examples of reference data include event definitions and airport codes.

Supported infrastructure

You can host the Reference Data service on:

Refer to the Sitecore compatibility table for compatible versions.

Reference structure

The Reference Data service has its place in the Sitecore reference structure. It can be referenced by other roles, and it can also reference other roles.

Illustration showing the Reference Data service's place in the Sitecore reference structure.

Referenced by

The Reference Data service is referenced by the following roles:


The Reference Data service references the following roles:

Storage roles

Role name

Connection string name




xDB Reference Data database




Privacy and security

Assuming default behavior, the Reference Data service does not handle or store personal data.


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