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Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide

By : Yogesh Kasat, JJ Yadav
Book Image

Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide

By: Yogesh Kasat, JJ Yadav

Overview of this book

Microsoft Dynamics AX is Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software that supports multi-site operations across various countries, providing international processing within the company. It is an ERP solution with a lot of features and functionality, and it provides support across the fields of financial, distribution, supply chain, project, customer relationship, HR, and field service management. This book is all about simplifying the overall implementation process of Dynamics AX. The purpose of this book is to help IT managers and solution architects implement Dynamics AX to increase the success rate of Dynamics AX projects. This all-in-one guide will take you through an entire journey of a Dynamics AX implementation, ensuring you avoid commonly-made mistakes during implementation. You’ll begin with the installation of Dynamics AX and the basic requirements. Then, you’ll move onto data migration, reporting, functional and technical design, configuration, and performance tuning. By the end of the book, you will know how to plan and execute Dynamics AX right, on your first attempt, using insider industry knowledge and best practices.
Table of Contents (23 chapters)
Microsoft Dynamics AX Implementation Guide
Credits
About the Author
Acknowledgments
About the Author
About the Reviewers
www.PacktPub.com
Preface
11
Testing and Training
Index

Performance testing and tuning


Performance tuning is a methodology of identifying performance issues and solving them. It is important to conduct performance and load testing and tuning before going live to eliminate the issues which can impact the business negatively. It does not matter whether you have high volumes or not; you still need performance testing. At this stage of the project, the infrastructure has been configured and reviewed to match the best practices. The development of custom features is complete and functional testing is in progress. This is the time to validate the overall performance of your Dynamics AX solution. The primary goal is to make sure that the solution will accept peak load without any major issue.

The key objective of this exercise is to establish a baseline for the key business scenarios and to test and execute performance tuning and optimization to achieve the following:

  1. Create a baseline of your core business scenarios.

  2. Simulate users and transactions in...