Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 upgrade questions answered: Performance and licensing

We received some interesting questions from a reader in response to our recent Microsoft Dynamics NAV upgrade discussion. There are plenty of considerations around licensing and performance when planning an upgrade to NAV 2013, and to help answer these questions, we went back to the participants in our original discussion, Greg Kaupp of ArcherPoint and Andrew Good of Liberty Grove Software.

Accelerating upgrades

First, our reader wanted to know how to manage the performance of upgrade functions. Without modification, some of these functions would make the upgrade run longer than a weekend.


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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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