Database Design Tool

  • Multiple frameworks to create editable database design templates to design database schema
  • Simple drag and drop interface to visualize detailed database structures
  • Video conferencing & live mouse tracking to collaborate in real-time with others

Database Design Templates

Foreign Key in ER Diagram
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ER Diagram for College Management System
Logistic Management System ER Example
New E-R Diagram for Supplies Contract System

What is a Database Design Tool?

Database design illustrates a detailed model of a database which is also known as the database schema. It shows the various tables that are in the system and the relationships between those tables.

This enables you to visualize the relationships between different entities in the system and plan your database diagram accordingly. Creately supports creating entity relationship diagrams among many other diagram types.

How to Design a Database?

  1. The first step to designing a database is identifying the purpose of the design.
  2. The next step is to gather all of the types of information you might want to record in the database.
  3. Now divide your information into major entities or subjects. Each subject becomes its own table.
  4. Now decide what information you want to store in the table. Each item becomes a field and is displayed as a column in the table.
  5. Choose each table’s primary key. The primary key is a column that is used to uniquely identify each row.
  6. Establish table relationships and decide how the data in one table is related to the data in another.

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