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Nov 14, 2018 - by Michael Abishai Ambrose
One of the more elite groups consisting of strategic Microsoft Dynamics partners from across the globe, Inner Circle has dubbed us, Sonata Software as its member for 2018-2019!  This membership is limited primarily to the top 1% of Microsoft partners worldwide. Our ability to innovate and being sighted as agents for digital transformation, is what assisted us in getting this membership.Our focus on Cloud-based industry solutions, helped us...
Oct 23, 2018 - by Rathi Rao
It is official now, Microsoft ended its mainstream support to AX 2009 as of 10th of October 2018. First launched in 2008, this marks an end of an era!  Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R1 and R2 also reach the end of support but R3 continues. Ending mainstream support for a Microsoft’s product means no more product enhancements or security updates, hotfixes or feature requests.We at Sonata are nostalgic, with a long history of being integral to...
Sep 14, 2018 - by Mohammed Ajmal
Innovating with technology is the only recipe for success, and even still an upgrade to MS Dynamics 365 is your much needed haven. Recognizing your need to become a world leading Distribution or Retail business may seem highly camouflaged, if you don’t consider the desirable and unique cohesion of a number of functions, such as Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing, Finance, Operations, etc., within your organization. But here’s your answer - the new...
Sep 21, 2017 - by Deepak Gupta
I have seen situations where it is required for certain AX users to have the administrative access on an environment but not for creating/editing/deleting code or objects. This is particularly difficult to achieve because the standard AX role ‘System Administration’ automatically gives all code access including editing.On the other hand if a new role is creating by having all duties in AX, the users’ system response time becomes too slow because...
Jun 7, 2017 - by Sachin Agarwal
Hello Folks; this blog will walk through the production order or kitting process inside the warehouse using advanced warehouse management features.Following data is used for the process:a. A001 – productb. A002 – productc. Kit 1 – product – BOM of A001 and A002lets take a warehouse business scenario, a production order is required for kitting items inside the warehouse. This scenario will be explained in both business as well as in application...
Jun 7, 2017 - by Feba Thomas
Introduction: With every passing day there is growth in data volume, user load, distribution and more. There are multiple issues that spring up as a result of this growth and many other factors that are difficult to gauge at an early stage. Ensuring the key scenarios in your application undergo performance test helps isolate and fix some of the issues in advance. The remaining issues are mostly unknown and may fall under the below categories....
May 19, 2017 - by Deepak Gupta
Broadly there are three tasks which need to be done/required.1. RESTful service & its complete parameter signature2. VS API which calls this service3. AX code which calls the VS APII tried it with JSON based services. Unfortunately, I do not have any tool which can parse a JSON request and create a proxy for me (as I have for SOAP based services). So, I have to manually write code to format the service parameter string. For this reason it is...
Oct 4, 2016 - by Deepak Gupta
As a pre-requisite to create analytics artifacts, the base tables (generally transactional) & underlying data types are needed. For this walkthrough, I have four tables – TransData, ProductGrade, AreaMaster & GenderMaster. The latter three tables are master tables each having two fields Id and Description. ‘TransData’ table is a transaction table which have ‘TransDate’ as date type field and ‘Amount’ as a real type field and three more...
Aug 29, 2016 - by Urminavo Das
Cleared this examination few days back, scoring over 90%. Sharing few tips and areas we can emphasize on for clearing this examination, which might be helpful -- For experienced persons (having hands-on experience on Rainier), it will not be that much tough to clear the exam.- For experienced persons (but not having hands-on experience on Rainier), it will not be that much tough to clear the exam. But please go through the Visual Studio...
Aug 22, 2016 - by Deepak Gupta
AX 7 has changed the way analytics components are designed, deployed and used in this software. The perspectives and aggregate data entity are now first class member of AOT. Aggregate data entities can now be used as a data source in the form directly which was not possible in case of cubes earlier. This post describes the concepts of dimensions, measures and data entities. Their use in forms will be described in later posts.PerspectivesAs the...

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