Re: Any database diagramming tools out there ?

From: John Hurley <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2010 13:48:37 -0800 (PST)
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On Feb 22, 4:44 pm, Tim X <> wrote:


> If your database design is reasonably sane, uses consistent column
> names, good constraint definitions etc, then some of the open source
> tools are pretty good. For example sqlfairy can do a pretty good job.
> I also like tools that can generate something like a graphviz 'dot' file
> as you can then edit that file to improve how the diagrams are rendered.
> On the whole, most of these tools, even the commercial ones, only give
> average results and the results degrade quickly as the complexity of the
> schema increases.

Bingo! Received on Mon Feb 22 2010 - 15:48:37 CST

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