You can upgrade from one major version of Business Central to the next. However, minor updates are regularly made available for each major release, like 18.11 or 19.6. Whether you’re upgrading from one on-premises version to another, or you’re migrating to Business Central online, it’s important to target an update versions that are compatible with your current version.
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Making a Business Central upgrade (so much) easier…
One of the things I spent most of the september month on was to find and document a way to make upgrades from NAV to Business Central easier.
The good news is that we found a way to make upgrades up to 80% cheaper and to almost completely eliminate the dependency on highly skilled developers which in our ecosystem is the resource type that is the most difficult to find.
Design Considerations for Upgrade Codeunits
Recently, in our product, we enabled support for the new “Item References” in Business Central. Basically meaning: when upgrading to the new version of our product, we wanted to:
-Make sure our code supported the new “Item Reference” table in stead of the old “Item Cross Reference” table
-Automatically enable the “Item Reference” feature” (necessary, because when your code depends on this new feature, it has to be enabled ;-)).
-Automatically trigger the data upgrade (which basically transfers all data from one table to the other)
Obviously, this is all done using an upgrade codeunit. And this made me realize that there are some things that might not be too obvious to take into account when doing things like this
Upgrade to Business Central V17 (part 1) – The Workflow
Recently, we have been going through upgrading our 65 apps to the newest release (v17). You might wonder: upgrade? Wasn’t this supposed to be seemless?
Well, let me explain what we did, how we handle stuff internally – and then maybe it does make sense to you why we take the steps we took for upgrades like this.
Upgrading D365 Business Central On-premise to D365 Business Central Online
This article covers the steps of how to upgrade from D365 Business Central On-premise to D365 Business Central Online.
MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Something Went Wrong During Personalization
We recently did an upgrade from NAV 2009 to Business Central Wave 2 (#MSDyn365BC).
I was super excited during migration and it was interesting to do that migration to the future latest and greatest version of the product.
MSDYN365BC 2019 Wave 2 – Upgrading an unmodified C/AL Database.
In this article, we will discuss Upgrading a database to Business Central Wave 2 from Business Central Spring 2019 Release (14.x).
This all is for a Business Central Spring Database that does not include any C/AL Code Customization. The database can only include Third Party and Custom Extensions.