SOS: Dynamics AX is Slow! – A Look at Dynamics AX Performance Issues

Troubleshooting your Microsoft Dynamics AX performance issues can be difficult. There are many factors that play a role in system performance, and often times there is more than one cause. When diagnosing your system, you must look at it as a complex problem and review the entire stack of potential issues that could be leading to poor performance.

An Overview of Dynamics AX Performance Issues

Through our years of offering formal Help Desk Support Services, we have collected 7 years of data for statistical analysis, encompassing thousands of individual Dynamics AX troubleshooting requests and covering dozens of individual deployments. We were able to identify 6 common areas that are most likely to cause poor performance in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

These areas include: Servers/OS Configuration, SQL Server Settings, Maintenance Steps, Hardware Layouts & Server Sizing, Data Related Slowdowns, and Code Design. The graphic below shows which of these areas are most likely causing performance issues in Dynamics AX (by percentage of ALL cases). It is important to analyze all 6 in order to fully identify and resolve your performance issues.

6 Areas of Dynamics AX Performance Issues

Take a Deep-Dive

Ready to take a detailed dive into each of these 6 areas? Scroll down for our previously recorded webinar, “Dynamics AX: Resolving Performance Challenges”. During the webinar, we discuss how how to troubleshoot problem areas in Dynamics AX. We also discuss resolutions to those issues when applicable.

Need assistance in pinpoint the underlying cause of your performance issues in Dynamics AX? Check out our Dynamics AX Infrastructure Health Check or contact us about our Help Desk Support Service

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