Re: ER schema versus ER diagram

From: Amund Trovåg <>
Date: Thu, 11 Dec 2003 19:59:21 +0100
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portroe wrote:
> If I am asked to 'Design an ER schema for this application, and draw an
> ER diagram for that schema'
> is this not one and the same thing?
> thanks
> Portroe
The ER schema is the textual representation of your conceptual schema for your database. The ER Diagram, is the same, but drawn, i.e. represented with rectangles, lines etc of the diagram-dialect of your choice.

AT Received on Thu Dec 11 2003 - 19:59:21 CET

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