Power Platform & Dynamics Blog by Gustaf

Mostly technical stuff I have run into and want to share
Team member licensing – hammer coming down!

Team member licensing – hammer coming down!

The team member licensing option is something that has been a subject of debate for quite some time. What can it actually be used for and what not? I have heard "experts" suggesting that it be used for integrations but if your read the Dynamics 365 Licensing Guide,...

API per user limits – The good, the bad and the ugly

API per user limits – The good, the bad and the ugly

Microsoft recently release some throttling that have been causing some stir in the community, especially since the latest throttle, the concurrency throttling, was not very openly announced, some partners and customers were hit rather hard by it as it affected their abilities to manage large dataloads in the system.

Now Microsoft have announce another API based limitation which is based on the users and the type of licenses the have. You can read some about it here if you like. This article will discuss what this means and my personal view of the good, the bad and the ugly of it.

D365UG Summit – will be awesome!

D365UG Summit – will be awesome!

The yearly CRMUG or D365UG Summit is here! Nowdays it is colocated with eXtreme365 which is a partner event. I was planned to present 4 sessions (panels and presentations) for D365UG but as I am writing this on the second day of eXtreme365 I happend to cover for a...

Fast data management in a limited CDS world

Fast data management in a limited CDS world

In May 2019 Dynamics 365 CE/CDS enacted some new throttling mechanisms that have caused some headaches for anyone wanting to manage a lot of data in CDS (I will refer to Dynamics 365/CDS as just CDS below). There are several different throttles but the one that has cause me most trouble is the concurrency throttle. Kingswaysoft will release support for handling this in the next release and you can also request a special version from them if you ask nicely. In the meanwhile this post can give you some help on how to work as fast as possible using application user mulitplexing and a loop with a 5 min wait to make sure that the throttles are reset.

How to reduce SubscriptionTrackingDeletedObject table in CDS/Dynamics 365 – Updated!

How to reduce SubscriptionTrackingDeletedObject table in CDS/Dynamics 365 – Updated!

SubscriptionTrackingDeletedObject is a mysterious table that can grow to a large size in CDS/Dynamics 365 CE instances where a lot of deletion is done. This article will tell you how to change install a tool that allows you to change the retention period of the logs in this table to reduce its size. – UPDATED! Based on some new information I have now updated this article!

Gustaf Westerlund

Gustaf Westerlund

9xMVP, MSc EE

Working as consultant since version 1.2. Involved in between 150-200 projects. Founder and Principal Consultant at CRM-Konsulterna.