Improving SSRS Report Performance at Line level – Part 5

Inevitably, we can’t completely get rid of all line-based data accesses or calculations. So, we discuss here a few ways to improve without change the basic report logic. Remove duplicated DB calls Most of the duplicated DB calls are hidden deep in the stack. For example, Vendor report calls DirPartyTable::ElectornicAddressType2primaryFieldId() 4 times (4 db access)…

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“Day in the Life Benchmark” available for Download on PartnerSource and CustomerSource.

As of now the “Day in the Life Benchmark” for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is available for download. It showcases the immense amount of performance and scalability improvements which have gone into Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. Some of the highlights of the “Day in the Life”  Benchmark:1. 5200 Concurrent Users.2. 1+ Million Lines per Hour across 10+…

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Client Access Log (Dynamics AX 2012)

Keeping track of multiple users’ activities as they do their work in the system is of great benefit when we run into problem areas where there is no information provided as to the cause of the crash. Having this type of tracing included would allow us to turn on tracing for all users or a…


Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Trace Parser is now available for AX 2009 customers

We want to make Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Trace Parser (Trace Parser  2012) available for AX 2009 customers and have just uploaded it to  the PartnerSource and CustomerSource. Trace Parser 2012  is the latest version of Trace Parser that is shipped with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 product.  Although  Trace Parser 2012 was designed to work on…

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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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Walk through major features of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Trace Parser (Part 1)

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Trace Parser is a performance analyzer that helps users discover and resolve performance problems in customized Microsoft Dynamics AX systems. Unlike its previous versions, Trace Parser is now a component within the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 release. Trace Parser provides user interfaces to import, process and render ETW tracing events that…


Dynamics AX 2012 is generally available

As of August 1, 2011, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 is generally available in25 countries and 23 languages. Read the full release blog on Microsoft Dynamics ERP “The Edge” Blog With the release of Dynamics AX2012, we will start publishing a serie of blogs about new performance features, configuration setting, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid….