You can diagram database within Enterprise Manager. As far as books go, anything written by Joe Celko, Ken Henderson, or Itzik Ben-Gan/Tom Moreau will get you going in SQL. From there, you can pick up books by Richard Waymire, Sharon Dooley, Kalen Delaney, or myself (author listed as Stephen Wynkoop).
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