Consider Enabling Trace Flag 1117 on Dynamics AX SQL Server

Correct configuration of the tempdb database is crucial for Dynamics AX workloads. Two of the key recommendations are to maintain one tempdb data file per processor core, and to ensure that all tempdb data files are the same size. Trace flag 1117 (-T1117) can help keep tempdb data files the same size in case tempdb…

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Improvements on the global methods buf2con and con2buf in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

The global methods buf2con and con2buf are used on X++ to convert table buffers into containers and vice versa. New functionality has been added to these methods and they had been improved to be much faster than their implementation on previous versions of AX. On Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, a table buffer is converted into…


Walk through major features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Trace Parser (Part 2)

Analyze traces Open Traces Once a trace file is imported, it is automatically opened in Trace Parser. Alternatively, users can click the “File -> Open trace” menu item to bring up the “Select trace” dialog to open an imported trace. Select session Click the Session drop-down combo box to bring up session list: The example…

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