A proper relationship between two people, places or things improves the communication between them. In every real-world based application, this logic holds and a database is no different. This article discusses the different relationship types possible between database objects. The designing of these relationships between them is called modeling, and the three types of relationships […]
To design, or redesign, a database of any complexity, the Entity-Relationship modelling tool becomes essential. The specialized tools that have dominated the industry for a long while are expensive and are installed on a workstation. Now that browser technology has progressed so rapidly, the online database modelling tools have become viable and are starting to attract the attention of database designers. Are they good enough to use now? Robert Sheldon finds out.