Q:  

I was wondering what you recommend as a good tool to build a data mart or star schema. Does SQL server have one? I know they have the DTS, but I was hoping to find a tool other than straight SQL.

A:  

Chuck Kelley's Answer: Informatica (and other ETL tools) have a design tool that will lead you through the process. If you want a data modeling tool, Erwin has dimensional modeling capabilities.

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