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Entity Relationship Diagram creation utility

An Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) is a graphic description of the logical structure of a database. Database administrators often rely on conceptual and physical data models to understand the relationships among tables, records, and data, and to produce reports.

The Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD) Creation utility enables you to generate Database Definition Language (DDL) statements that you can import into any tool that is capable of producing this type of conceptual data model. For example, Erwin Data Modeler can create a visual Service Manager data model when you import a DDL file created by the ERD Creation utility. If you have administrative rights, you can customize the files and links used to create the component DDL statements.

Related concepts

DDL mode
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Related references

Checklist: Creating an ERD record for an application
Checklist: Generating a DDL file

Related tasks

Associate a data policy record with an application
Create an ERD record
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Generate a DDL file
Import a DDL file into a database modeling tool
Modify an ERD record