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Data Modeling Made Simple with ER/Studio Data Architect by Steve Hoberman

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One of the neat features in ER/Studio is the ability to easily perform impact analysis by tracing tables back to other tables and also back to their logical data model entity through the Where Used tab in the Table Editor. For this exercise, play with this feature and while you do, think of all of all of the possible uses for table lineage – what an awesome feature!

 

Key Points

·          The physical data model (PDM) is the logical data model compromised for specific software or hardware.

·          In ER/Studio, the physical data model must be based on an existing logical data model or reverse engineered from an existing database (such as the actual database or a data definition language ...

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