Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0 – xRM Application Scalability Study

This paper describes the details and results of a benchmark testing effort around the multi-tenancy and xRM capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics CRM 4.0, the virtualization features of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Hyper-V, and the enterprise capabilities of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 running on IBM System xSeries hardware with intelligent quad-core Intel Xeon processers and Intel SSDs.

Microsoft IT’s Top 10 SQL Server 2008 Features

Today, more than 4,700 Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 instances with about 100,000 databases on dedicated hosts support 1,300 applications across several teams in Microsoft Information Technology (Microsoft IT). Because it has deployed SQL Server 2008 since early beta, Microsoft IT has had time to assess and report the top 10 features of the product in its environment.