15.00 - Applications of the E-R Model - Teradata Database

Teradata Database Design

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Teradata Database
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15.00
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User Guide
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B035-1094-015K

Applications of the E-R Model

Because of its intuitive appeal and naïve usefulness, the E-R model has become the most widespread technique used for deriving an initial logical model for relational databases. Virtually every commercially available CASE tool in existence uses some form of the E-R approach as the basis for its design tools.

It is this use of the E-R model, as a data model in the second sense of Date (2004), that is presented here.