UML Diagrams for Database Design

There are many types of UML diagrams available to help database designers do their jobs. These diagrams can be used for capturing requirements, depicting deployment, and everything in between. The different UML diagram types are listed in Table 2-1.

Table 2-1. Descriptions of the UML Diagrams
Diagram Description
Use case The use case diagram is a model of the system's intended functions and its environment that supports the business processes. This model serves as a contract between the customer and the developers.
Interaction Interaction diagrams are either sequence or collaboration diagrams, both of which show the interaction of objects within the system. They can be used to understand queries that will affect ...

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