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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

Summary


We are getting very close to go-live and making sure that we have all the ground covered before we turn the switch on. In this chapter, we learned about performance tuning. We started the chapter with performance testing, understanding the importance of performance testing and tuning exercises in an implementation project. We went through the preparation, execution, and outcome of a performance testing and tuning exercise. Then, we looked at the various tools available for performance monitoring, testing, and troubleshooting the performance issues. To appropriately investigate and solve performance issues, you need to know about the causes. We analyzed the various factors which can cause performance issues in Dynamics AX and reviewed the guidelines and recommendations to avoid them. In the end, we talked about approaching the performance issues by understanding the issue in detail, creating a plan, and taking corrective action. We also talked about some real-life examples of performance...