Writing AL Code for Performance

Date: Wednesday, May 8, 2019| From: 8:30 AM to 9:30 AM | Room: Pavilion

Come and learn how to code for performance in AL. We will introduce common coding patterns and best practices for creating performance AL code, and also introduce you to new tools for profiling and testing for performance before releasing to production. The content in this session has some (but not much) overlap with the session “It just runs faster - Performance improvements."


Name: Kennie Pontoppidan

Company name: Microsoft

Job title: Senior Program Manager

Name: Jens Moller-Pedersen

Company name: Microsoft

Bio: Jens Møller-Pedersen is a Principal Engineering Lead for 2 Dynamics Business Central teams - the Server Runtime team and the Platform SE team. In this role he is responsible for the data access layer (SQL), AL runtime, reporting and general server performance as well as shipping the monthly Cumulative Updates for all in-market versions. Jens joined Damgaard in 2000 and later Microsoft in 2002 when Microsoft acquired Navision. Since then he has been leading several different teams in AX, MBF and NAV covering client, server and Office integration technologies. Jens is also a dedicated soccer coach, so be careful about starting a discussion on football as it can take some time. Professionally he is passionate about performance, telemetry, API design and generally building quality software.