Lule Ahmedi[1] - Free and Open Source Software for Database Design Lule Ahmedi University of Prishtina Computer Engineering Department Kodra e

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Free and Open Source Software for Database Design Lule Ahmedi University of Prishtina Computer Engineering Department Kodra e diellit p.n. 10000 Prishtine, Kosova [email protected] Abstract: Since the evolvement of software engineering as a new discipline in computer science, the role of database design within the database software life-cycle has gained in importance. This has contributed towards increase in availability of CASE tools which aid in database design. There are dozens of CASE tools for developing any software including databases, and tools for UML design, but rather still few of them supporting entity-relationship (ER) database design. We will make an overview of available free and open source ER diagramming tools, and the features they should support. Portability, uniformity, conformance in front of database development standards, completeness, forward and reverse engineering, documentation of requirements, modeling notations supported, and the ease of use are some of the features to consider when introducing these tools. Semi- structured (XML) data and ontologies, and their impact in current and future trends in
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Lule Ahmedi[1] - Free and Open Source Software for Database Design Lule Ahmedi University of Prishtina Computer Engineering Department Kodra e

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