As previously reported, Fast Track Data Warehouses offer a solid roadmap to large-scale enterprise data warehousing on SQL Server. Data warehouses built on Fast Track configurations today can be fully integrated SMP “spokes” in a hub-and-spoke architecture. Customers can buy their SQL Server 2008 licenses through their preferred Microsoft Partner and the hardware from Dell, HP or Bull.
Also, see these related resources:
· Hub-And-Spoke: Building an EDW with SQL Server and Strategies of Implementation
· Project codename "Madison"
More to come,
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