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Need Data Dictionary for AdventureWorks2008

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The database schema for the AdventureWorks2008 (SQL Server 2008) is noticeably different from the schema for AdventureWorks (SQL Server 2005). There are 9 new tables in AdventureWorks2008 (BusinessEntity, BusinessEntityAddress, BusinessEntityContact, EmailAddress, Password, Person, PersonPhone, PhoneNumberType, and PersonCreditCard), and 6 tables have been eliminated (EmployeeAddress, VendorAddress, VendorContact, CustomerAddress, Individual, and StoreContact).
 
While a data dictionary exists for AdventureWorks, Microsoft has indicated that there are currently no plans to update it for AdventureWorks2008.
 
Given the significance of the changes between AdventureWorks and AdventureWorks2008, I would greatly appreciate having Microsoft update the data dictionary for AdventureWorks2008 (especially for us database novices). Thank you.

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ReedMe wrote Jan 15, 2009 at 11:00 PM

Definitely something we're trying to find time to do!

l_harrison wrote Jan 29, 2010 at 7:27 PM

The data dictionary is diffinantly needed. We are using the AdventureWorks 2008 for a class I am taking at the U of W and without the data dictionary it is making it difficult to do our assignments.