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.