Deploying Microsoft Dynamics NAV on Azure: Performance best practices for four architectures

June 20 2018

When talking about deploying Microsoft Dynamics NAV for a customer, nowadays you have four options available for your architecture.

NAV deployment options

About Stefano Demiliani

Stefano Demiliani is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Business Solutions, a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) and a long-time expert on other Microsoft-related technologies.

He has a Master's degree in Computer Engineering from Politecnico of Turin. He works as a Chief Technical Officer and Solution Architect for EID NAVLAB (

His main activity is architecting and developing enterprise solutions based on the entire stack of Microsoft technologies (Microsoft Dynamics NAV/Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, Azure cloud services and distributed .NET applications).

He works as a full-time NAV consultant (15+ years of international Microsoft Dynamics NAV projects) and he is available for architecting solutions based on Microsoft's ERP, as well as for NAV database tuning and optimization (performance and locking management) and for architecting cloud solutions and applications.

He's the author of various Microsoft-related books for Packt Publishing and he has one of the most visited blogs on Microsoft-related technologies (

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Gbenga's picture

Thanks Demiliani for the write up, would these recommendation still hold as at date, I mean year 2020.