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Power BI reports for Dynamics AX2012

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Hello All,

We have a customer who is on AX2012 and would like to use Power BI reports. They have On-premises infrastructure and have good amount of customizations on AX2012. To build them the Power BI reports below is the architecture we are planning. 

Since we do not want their prod instance to go slow down for what so every the reasons(they already experience some slowness issues even today occasionally) , we are creating a replica DB which gets refreshed almost hourly once during the day. With this plan, we are trying to avoid the customer prod is in the same state as before.


In D365 F&O, typically we use the data entities and BYOD approach to push only the needed data into BYOD DB and build BI reports on top of it. I am trying to learn from the experiences from the community on building Power BI reports on AX2012.

Let me know if you need any further information to be able to help.

  • ToddB Profile Picture
    ToddB on at
    RE: Power BI reports for Dynamics AX2012

    Hi Santosh,

    You may have already found the below on Getting started with analytics

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