Monthly Archives: September 2012

Data Modeling, Conciseness and Philosophy

Graeme Simsion and Graham Witt use the term conciseness to describe one of the most interesting aspects of a data model. Simsion and Witt write that a good data model implicitly defines a whole set of screens, reports and processes … Continue reading

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Importing Column Documentation from a CSV into a Sybase PowerDesigner Data Model

(Update – I have a more efficient version of this script posted here) I’m a big fan of data modeling tools. I used to chafe against them as so often it was easier for me to think in code. But … Continue reading

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