Microsoft Practices

Microsoft Cognitive Service – AI to BI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a way of making nonliving objects to think and react like a human and Machine Learning (ML) is a part of AI and Microsoft Cognitive Services is build using ML. What is Microsoft Cognitive Services? Microsoft Cognitive Services are a set of APIs, SDKs and services available to developers to make their applications more intelligent, engaging and discoverable. It helps developers to create the next generation of applications with the ability to understand, interpret, see, hear and [...]

Microsoft Dynamics AX

Account Payable Business Process in Microsoft Dynamics AX

In this blog we are explaining the basics of the account payable, configuration and which module integrates with the account payable. Account payable manages purchase order, vendor account, purchase invoice, purchase packing slip, vendor invoice, Payment Journal, and Return Purchase order etc Account payable provides the settlement functionality; in this functionality you can settle invoices with payment. (more…)

What is SSIS? Its advantages and disadvantages

What is SSIS? Its advantages and disadvantages

SSIS stands for “SQL Server Integration Services”, Microsoft have their many products to compete different segment. To compete in segment of data migration, ETL and transformation, Microsoft had introduced their tool with SQL 2005. Microsoft empowers it with all the ammunition to help data migration, transformation, ETL and other function. According to me it is not a tool but a platform which empower user to do ETL (extract, transform, and load) operations, performing complex solution such like email to [...]

What are the Pros and Cons of Tabular Model over Multi-dimension cube and relation database?

What are the Pros and Cons of Tabular Model over Multi-dimension cube and relation database?

In previous blog, We have seen What is Tabular model and Why need of tabular model? In that we have seen that Tabular model introduce by Microsoft from SQL 2012. Tabular model put SSAS in front seat of Data modeling, Data mining and BI World. Now not going in much detail of my previous blog, let move in this blog. After understanding of Tabular model requirement in real world, next question that arises in my mind is that what are the [...]

Introduction to tabular model- What and Why?

Introduction to tabular model- What and Why?

From SQL 2012 release Microsoft introduced Tabular data modeling along with the Multidimensional model. Tabular model is new type of data model that SSAS introduced. Tabular model is used for tabular/relational or Power pivot project. So, many people thinking that why Microsoft have introduced this new model when they already have facility to work with Multi-dimension or relational DB. What are the advantages and dis-advantages to use this over Multi-dimension cube and relation DB? Microsoft also included xVelocity in-memory [...]

Microsoft Dynamics AX

Sales Order Process in Dynamics Ax 2009

Sales process differs from company to company depending on various parameters that can be industry, location, size of business etc. It is very important to automate complete sales process start from generating order to invoice. Microsoft Dynamics Ax is an ERP solution gives advantage of business opportunities, drive user involvement and innovation across the organization. It has capabilities to automate complete sales process. In this blog we will see how to process any sales order in Dynamics AX 2009. (more…)