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INFO: Zetadocs NAV Server Delivery performance considerations

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ZTN4452

ID: ZTN4452

This Zetadocs technical note applies to:

  • Zetadocs for NAV version 8
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 and later

Summary

This technote provides key considerations and offers advice for optimal hardware selection, sizing and performance for Zetadocs NAV Server Delivery.

More information

Zetadocs NAV Server Delivery execution is split in two steps:

  1. Queueing a batch job: typically launched by a user when clicking the Send button on the list page.
  2. Processing the batch job: run in the background by the Zetadocs Job Queue that is responsible to generate the PDF, then deliver and archive each record in the batch.

Zetadocs NAV Server Delivery processing time is dependent on the Dynamics NAV Server specifications. The table below details two different NAV server environments and their respective execution times.

NAV 2016 Server Specs

Batch Size

Results

Dual core CPU based on Azure A-series

3.4 GB of RAM

Spindle based HDD

SharePoint Online Archive

1 batch of 100 Posted Sales Invoices

·         20 seconds to queue a batch

·         ~2 minutes to deliver and archive the first batch

2 batches of 5,000 Posted Sales Invoices

·         5 minutes to queue both batches

·         5 hours and 30 minutes to deliver and archive the first batch

·         7 hours and 30 minutes to deliver and archive the second batch

Quad core CPU based on Azure D-series

14 GB of RAM

Solid State Drive

SharePoint Online Archive

1 batch of 100 Posted Sales Invoices

·         20 seconds to queue a batch

·         ~1 minute to deliver and archive the first batch

Single batch of 10,000 Posted Sales Invoices

·         5 minutes to queue the batch job

·         8 hours and 30 minutes to deliver and archive the batch

References

INFO: Zetadocs NAV Server Delivery job queuing advice

Last updated: 22nd March 2016 (JC/GC) 

Keywords: Server Side Delivery, Server Only Deployment, processing time, server sizing.

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