Capacity Planning for Dynamics AX

Since Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 was launched in 2011, hundreds of Premier customers engaged Premier Field Engineering team to provide guidance on new Dynamics AX 2012 infrastructure, especially when upgrade was executed from legacy versions such as Dynamics AX 2009. Today, most of our customers are live and look for optimization of their existing infrastructure, they need to better justify cost associated with IT capacity and they…


Management Reporter 2012 CU16 is now available!

Management Reporter 2012 CU16 has been posted for download. This release includes the ability to use Management Reporter over HTTPS, and includes several quality fixes as well. NOTE:   CU16 will be the last formal CU release for Management Reporter 2012 for Dynamics AX 2012.   Here’s a summary of the new Management Reporter CU16 features: HTTPS…


DynamicsPerf 2.0 Setting Up Security for Remote Collection

One of the new things to be done with DynamicsPerf 2.0 is setting up security for both local installs and especially remote installs using Linked Server.  In this blog, I will be covering the security setup that you will need to have for each type of installation. LOCAL A local install assumes that the DynamicsPerf…

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DynamicsPerf 2.0 is HERE !!

Performance Analyzer for Microsoft Dynamics 2.0 has been posted DynamicsPerf 2.0 RTM.    I would like to thank the entire Dynamics community and SQL DBAs that have helped during the process of building this new and exciting version of Performance Analyzer.  Everyone in the community has done a great job of contributing to this version…

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What’s New in DynamicsPerf 2.0 !!

  What?  There is a DynamicsPerf 2.0?  It’s taken 6 months and almost 600 hours of coding time.  This upgrade really is worthy of the 2.0 version. What has changed?  EVERYTHING !!  Don’t worry it still has the same look and feel. So, with that, let me begin to go through the new features.  …

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Public Readiness for Dynamics 365 for Operations

Hi all, Please find below all public information related to Dynamics 365 for Operations available to customer and partner.  [last update 24/04/2017] Product information Roadmap and Update Policy Service Level Agreement Dynamics 365 Documentations and public Wiki site Product availability white paper Localization portal and Localization per countries Express Route Support Compliance and Trust Center for Dynamics 365…


How to solve AX Data Refresh with Powershell?

The number of resources regarding PowerShell with AX, at our disposal, is so small and it is so little we can do with them, this is a topic that I would like to increase awareness starting an open discussion. I will try to bring to the blog scripts that have been helping me to optimize…


Premier Services for Dynamics 365 for Operations and Dynamics AX

Hi, You can see the complete list of Premier Services for Dynamics 365 for Operation and Dynamics AX on the page here: Premier Offerings for Dynamics 365 for Operations This list contains all the Proactive Services that Premier Field Engineer can provide to Premier Customer & Partners. Regards, @BertrandCaillet

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SQL Server Data Compression for Dynamics AX Part 4 – Actions post compression

In part 1 of the series we discussed Costs and Benefits of data compression together with some Best Practices to successfully compress your database. In part 2, we discussed the planning for Data Compression including prerequisites validation and steps to identify the best candidates for compression. In part 3, we showed you two different approaches…