Planning a database with MySQL Workbench


Article from Issue 113/2010

A small database is easy to plan on paper, but the structure quickly becomes more complex as you add more elements. MySQL Workbench can help you keep the tables arranged.

A vast number of software applications require some form of database. The more complex the project, the more complicated, time-consuming, convoluted, and error-prone the structures of the matching databases become. Software manufacturers are aware of this problem, which explains the plethora of tools for visual database planning and generation.

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