a draw tool for ERD for MS SQL Server


is there a draw tool for ERD for MS SQL Server. I have some MS SQL server management tool installed on my pc, but not sure which can be used for ERD
thank you for your help!!
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under your database folder in SSMS, there is a Database Diagrams folder...you can create one there.  OR, you can use Microsoft Visio.

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lilyyanAuthor Commented:
would you please tell what is  SSMS
sql server management studio...the IDE that comes w/ SQL 2005.

you can do the same thing in enterprise manager in sql 2000
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You can also create ERD's in TOAD.
lilyyanAuthor Commented:
one more question:

looks like i don't need to draw a ERD if the table has been created?

is that possible that i draw the ERD first, then create the table later?
An ERD is always a "must have" design document, whether the project is new or in production.  There are tools that will create your database and table creation scripts from ER diagrams.  Oracle offers some with their database, I know there are others.  Maybe someone will post some current tool names.
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