Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 architecture questions and answer

1. Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 has a three-tier architecture. What are the three tiers and what is the purpose of each tier?

ANSWER:
SQL Server Database - houses the data entered into, and used by, the Microsoft Dynamics AX application. It also houses the model store that contains the application elements. (Application elements are explained in the following lesson)

Application Object Server - a service that runs most of the business logic.This runs continuously on a central server.

Client application - the user interface through which an end-user accesses Microsoft Dynamics AX. There are various clients available including the Microsoft Dynamics AX rich client and Enterprise Portal.

2. What client applications can be used to access Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012? (Select all that apply)
(√) Microsoft Dynamics AX Rich Client
( ) Internet Information Server
( ) Application Object Server
(√) Enterprise Portal

3. Match the following modifications to the layer which they are, or should be,
developed in.
c 1. The core customer table
b 2. A bank file import format developed by a partner that can be used for several of their customers.
d 3. A new field on the item table required for a vertical solution developed by an ISV.
a 4. A new label code specified on a field to better reflect a particular customer's terminology.
a. CUS
b. VAR
c. SYS
d. ISV

4. Which of these statements best describes models in Microsoft Dynamics
AX?
( ) A view of the metadata within the MorphX IDE.
(•) A logical grouping of elements within a layer.
( ) A visual representation of objects.
( ) A piece of X++ code.

5. What is displayed in the Application Object Tree? (Select all that apply)
(√) Tables
(√) Forms
(√) Menus
(√) Visual Studio Projects

6. Which tools can developers use to write Microsoft Dynamics AX business
logic? (Select all that apply)
( ) Microsoft Office
(√) Visual Studio
(√) MorphX IDE
( ) SQL Server