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Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

By : Stefano Demiliani
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Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV

By: Stefano Demiliani

Overview of this book

Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV in the real world often requires you to integrate the ERP with external applications or solve complex architectural tasks in order to have a final successful project. This book will show you how to extend a Microsoft Dynamics NAV installation to the enterprise world in a practical way. The book starts with an introduction to Microsoft Dynamics NAV architecture and then moves on to advanced topics related to implementing real-world solutions based on NAV and external applications. You will learn how an enterprise distributed architecture with NAV at the core can be implemented. Through a series of real-world cases on every topic and every industry (sales, retail, manufacturing, distribution, healthcare, and so on), you’ll see step by step how to efficiently solve a technical problem. These common problems encountered in a NAV implementation will be solved using the entire technology stack that Microsoft offers. By the end of the book, you will have the knowledge to efficiently solve certain scenarios, you will know which is the best solution architecture to propose to a customer and how to implement it.
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Building ERP Solutions with Microsoft Dynamics NAV
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Azure Cloud Services are PaaS services offered by Azure and designed to support applications running on the cloud that are scalable, reliable, and cheap to operate. Like the previously described Azure App Service, Azure Cloud Services are hosted on VMs.

The main differences between the two is that Azure App Service is a managed platform (there is no need to take care of the VM for your cloud service) while Azure Cloud Services allow developers to access the underlying VM and manage the application container (RDP access to servers, custom MSI installations, ability to execute custom tasks on the VM, and so on).

Azure Cloud Services provide two different VM options:

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