Microsoft just released a white paper today on improving CRM performance and securing data with SQL 2008. The paper contains great information on how to leverage SQL Server 2008 features such as Compression, Filtered Indexes, Data Encryption, etc… to improve MS CRM Performance if implemented correctly.
Also this paper contains an overview of MS SQL Server 2008 features and some benchmark results and recommendations from Microsoft.
So download and read it as soon as you can. you may download this paper from Microsoft’s website by clicking on the link below. Enjoy reading this white paper. :)