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Creating and managing custom indexes in Dynamics AX 

Hello, An index is a database structure that is used to speed the retrieval of information from a table, or in some cases to ensure the uniqueness of records in a table. In Dynamics AX, each table comes out-of-the-box with a variety of indexes designed to provide the best results in most cases. As every Dynamics AX...

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A Couple of RDLC Performance Optimization Tips 

We have received several requests related to optimization tips for the Microsoft Dynamics NAV RDLC report experience. So in this blog post we provide you with a couple of tips for how you can refactor a report in order to increase its performance in terms of dataset reduction – the example is based on the...

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Collect a series of traces automatically with Dynamics AX 2012 

Introduction The following steps are one way to collect a series of AX traces on a schedule with all versions of AX 2012 on the AOS server, using standard Windows tools: Perfmon combined with Task Scheduler. This example collects a 1 minute trace at 5 minute intervals. This can be useful for example if you...

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV: Faster than ever. 

  First, let me start by saying that based on the evidence so far: It is. Significantly. A number of the changes to the Dynamics NAV 2013 architecture contribute to the performance boosts that many of the test have shown. To outline some of the changes: Middle tier is 64 bit We are no longer using cursors but MARS...

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Managing general performance issues in Microsoft Dynamics AX 

Updated on 09/09/16 for DynamicsPerf v2.0. Intended for versions up to AX 2012. This post is primarily aimed at non technical readers and those responsible for coordinating or managing these issues, but with links drilling through to more in depth blogs containing further details. By ‘general performance’, I mean a set of unidentified performance issues...

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