Re: A standard UML profile for data modeling. How close are we?

From: Alfredo Novoa <>
Date: Wed, 5 Aug 2009 04:56:36 -0700 (PDT)
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On 29 jul, 14:37, dana <> wrote:
> 1) Are there competing UML Data Modeling profiles (for relational
> databases) or is only one being considered? One of Scott's articles
> mentions that an
> official data modeling profile RFP appeared at OMG in December, 2005.
> It is now
> ~3.5 years later. Where does that stand:

UML was an empty fad of the early 00s. Currently almost nobody cares about it.

> Of course there's the also question of an "impedance mismatch" between
> a data-centric ERD-based and an app-centric / "unified" / OOP UML-
> based approach to data modeling:

Database design is more than vague drawings, but both drawing conventions were very similar.

Alfredo Received on Wed Aug 05 2009 - 13:56:36 CEST

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