There are many companies are standardizing the way in which they model data by selecting a particularly practical approach to data modeling and also using it in their databases development projects. We can see popular companies are developing the high-level data model using conceptual/logical database design, and also there are many books are used UML for logical database design.

Database Systems (A Practical Approach to Design, Implementation, and Management)

THOMAS M. CONNOLLY | CAROLYN E. BEGG

UNIVERSITY OF THE WEST OF SCOTLAND

The above mentation book also follows the UML for a practical approach to design conceptual and logical database design. Most books that t cover database design for relational DBMSs tends to use two conventional notations.

These are listed below:

  • Chen’s Notation
  • Crow’s Feet Notation

Both notations are well supported by current Computer-Aided Software Engineering (CASE) tools. However, they can be quite cumbersome to use and a bit difficult to explain.

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