Schema/Table Relationship Tool

Last Post 29 Mar 2005 06:56 AM by snakoil. 3 Replies.
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New Member

16 Mar 2005 05:03 AM

I've started a new job and I am looking for a tool that will go out and search existing databases and create a logical map and show me the relationships between the various tables.

It's always challenging coming into a new job and trying to grasp relational relationships that someone else has created.

Any advice would be appreciated.

New Member
New Member

17 Mar 2005 10:00 PM
Don't know ERwin, but Visio gets you where you want, I think...

If you use diagram in EM, be sure to not change the tables (add constraints etc.)....(another reason I'd use a separate tool like Visio)
New Member
New Member

29 Mar 2005 06:56 AM
I use Case great and compatible with other database types

can generate shemas, html reports of the DB structure and the inverse...define a schema and generate a comprehensive SQL Server Script to create the DB.

I didn't liked that much ERWin...kind of too heavy to laod and everything...
Case Studio is really light and intuitive!
New Member
New Member

11 Jun 2005 04:35 PM
You can use the diagramming tool. Built in. Missing relationships? You fill in the holes.

Great way to learn the db of the new job.

Kalman Toth, SQL Guru

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