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Re: Are there programs to graph database schema?

From: Rajesh Kumar Mallah <mallah(at)trade-india(dot)com>
To: Juan Miguel <juanmime(at)ono(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Are there programs to graph database schema?
Date: 2004-01-14 18:26:14
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Juan Miguel wrote:



can produce .dot files that can be charted using

It works pretty well for medium sized databases
but for large it tends to produce a spaghetti.

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> Hi, I use MS Visio Professional, and it works (not very good), but it 
> works.
> I ever wondered if there is a opensource tool, that let me create an 
> automatic ER-Model diagram from an existing DB, like MS Visio.
> Do you know if this tool exists ?
> Thanks
>> Hi Tony,
>> TR> It occured to me that perhaps programs existed which simply 
>> parsed the
>> TR> table definitions and plotted the graphs for you.
>> If I need to create an [E]ER-Modell from an existing databasae,
>> I mostly use MS Visio professional. It can reverse engineer via
>> ODBC lots of DBS.
>> Rico
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