Dynamics 365 Instance Backup to Azure Storage

Microsoft recently released the Dynamics 365 Customer Engagement Online Management API which enables you to programmatically manipulate your Dynamics 365 instance (almost everything you can do from the Dynamics 365 Admin Center) including backing-up your instance to Azure storage.

The InstanceBackups POST operation contains an IsAzureBackup boolean parameter which, in conjunction with the AzureStorageInformation parameter, copies your Dynamics 365 backup to a designated Azure Storage.

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Concurrency Control in Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013

Dynamics CRM 2013 still has a data concurrency issue. This post will guide you on how to introduce an optimistic concurrency control mechanism using JavaScript in the least obtrusive way possible. Continue reading