DynamicsPerf Deep Dive – The Vision

  Before I dive into all of the things you can do with DynamicsPerf, I think it’s important that I describe its history as this will tell you a lot about the vision for the toolset. DynamicsPerf was born during the development of SQL Server 2005 which gave us Dynamic Management Views (DMVs).  Mark Prazak…

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Time to patch SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2

It’s time to patch SQL Server 2012 installations again.  There is one critical data corruption issue, a fix for Always On, SSIS bug that impacts DIXF and a new performance trace flag.   Here are the relevant KBs for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2 Cumulative Update 1:   Data corruption bug rebuilding clustered indexes online…

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How to manage Windows NLB when AOS Service stops

Consider the following scenario where there is an AOS Cluster configured for Services’ high availability by following the information published at “Configuring network load balancing for services AX2012” (http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh397322.aspx) The NLB cluster is working fine and suddenly one of the AOS services stops. The rest of Windows Server components in that server are still up and running. The NLB…

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Management Reporter 2012 CU10 for Dynamics AX 2012 is now available!

If you have any question with regards to ERP versions supported by this release, please review the compatibility list here. Management Reporter 2012 CU10 (version 2.1.10001.112 & w/ Hotfix 2.1.10001.126 – see below) has been formally posted and ready for customers to download. This update release for MR 2012 contains enhancements around some of the most voted on suggestions in MSConnect including…


Convergence EMEA, November 2014

Hi all, We are pleased to announce that Premier Field Engineer team is going to be at next EMEA Convergence event. This will take place the 4-5-6 of November in Barcelona. You can now Schedule your private agenda with the Convergence Schedule Builder. Here are two sessions that me and my colleagues Steven Vlaanderen Oldenzeel…