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Inside Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 by The Microsoft Dynamics AX Team and Margaret Sherman

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Chapter 17. The Database Layer

In this chapter

Introduction
Temporary tables
Surrogate keys
Alternate keys
Table relations
Table inheritance
Unit of Work
Date-effective framework
Full-text support
The QueryFilter API
Data partitions

Introduction

The Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 application run time provides robust database features that make creating an enterprise resource planning (ERP) application much easier. Many new and powerful database features have been added to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012. This chapter focuses on several of these new capabilities. The information provided here introduces the features, provides information about how to use them in an application, and, when appropriate, explains in detail how each feature works.

Many database features, ...

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