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Learning MS Dynamics AX 2012 Programming by Erlend Dalen, Mohammed Rasheed

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Optimizing data retrieval

There can be several different steps you as a developer should take in order to optimize the process of fetching data from the database to the application, and I will try to cover the most important things for you to have in mind here.

Using the correct data retrieval method

One important issue, not only for optimization but also for usability, is to select the correct data retrieval method based on what you would like to achieve.

Use queries when you want the users to be able to change the range of data to be retrieved and when the selection criteria are simple enough for the query to handle.

If the selection criteria are complex and there is no need for the users to be able to change the selection criteria, you should opt ...

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