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

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CHAPTER 11

Data Dictionary

Important to share,

Enterprise consistency,

Save time and effort             

The Data Dictionary is a feature of ER/Studio that allows the sharing of many objects, including domains, defaults, rules, and attachments. If you are using the Repository, you can share the Data Dictionary across your organization. Objects in the Data Dictionary can be imported into your data model, saving time and leading to greater enterprise consistency. If you are not using the Repository, you can still import data dictionary objects from another ER/Studio file into your data model.

In this chapter, we assume you are not using the Repository and therefore will explain how to import a data dictionary into ER/Studio. I will provide an ...

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