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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

Factors that impact performance


Performance bottlenecks can occur at any level, so it's important to understand the different dimensions where things could be wrong and where to start. In a broad sense, there are three common factors that impact performance, as illustrated in the following image:

Infrastructure

As described in Chapter 3, Infrastructure Planning and Design, the infrastructure plays a vital role in system performance. It is very important to select appropriate hardware for the various components based on the usage profile of the system. We also recommend an infrastructure design review to evaluate the hardware and software requirements during the infrastructure planning stage.

Issues due to inadequate hardware

The following are the typical performance issues related to the hardware that are found in the customer AX projects:

  • I/O contentions issues

  • Low memory on the remote desktop servers

  • Low memory on AOS

There are a few tools that help you monitor performance for the hardware, which...