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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
About the Author
About the Author
About the Reviewers
Testing and Training

Tools for performance monitoring

There are several tools which can be used to monitor the performance of the Dynamics AX application. The following sections identify some useful tools, along with their brief descriptions and how they can be used. It is important for the technical architect on your project to be familiar with these tools to ensure that your performance monitoring plan is effective.

The trace parser

The trace parser is a useful tool for developers and system administrators to collect trace events produced by the Dynamics AX application. You can import the trace events into the trace parser and analyze the results to identify performance issues in the code. The trace parser tool comes with the Dynamics AX 2012 package, and can be installed using the installation options. The trace parser can be installed as a standalone tool for Dynamics AX 4.0 and AX 2009.

The trace parser is useful for the following reasons:

  • The trace parser is useful in identifying the reason for a specific...