Sybase PowerDesigner

1 - About

Sybase PowerDesigner is a data modelling software.

3 - Types of models

The PowerDesigner modeling environment supports several types of models:

3.1 - Conceptual Data Model (CDM)

to model the overall logical structure of a database, independent from any software or data storage structure considerations. A valid CDM can be converted to a PDM or an OOM

3.2 - Physical Data Model (PDM)

to model the overall physical structure of a database, taking into account DBMS software or data storage structure considerations. A valid PDM can be converted to a CDM or an OOM

3.3 - Object Oriented Model (OOM)

To model a software system using an object-oriented approach for Java or other object languages. A valid OOM can be converted to a CDM or a PDM

3.4 - Business Process Model (BPM)

to model the means by which one or more processes are accomplished in operating business practices

3.5 - XML Model (XSM)

to model the structure of an XML file using a DTD or an XML schema

3.6 - Requirements Model (RQM)

to list and document the customer needs that must be satisfied during a development process

3.7 - Information Liquidity Model (ILM)

to model the replication of information from a source database to one or several remote databases using replication engines

3.8 - Free Model (FEM)

to create any kind of chart, diagram, in a context free environment

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