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Document Databases. Part 5: Compare Models and Make Decisions
Comparing data models is an important step in deciding about database structures. This is because it allows developers to evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of each model and choose the one that best fits the needs of their project. There are several reasons this is important:
- Efficiency: Comparing data models allows developers to choose the most efficient structure for their database. This means that the database will store and retrieve data, which is important for applications that require a lot of data processing.
- Flexibility: Different data models have different strengths and weaknesses. By comparing data models, developers can choose a model that has enough flexibility to accommodate changes in the data. This means that the database can adapt to changing business requirements without requiring a complete overhaul.
- Cost: The cost of developing and maintaining a database can be significant. By comparing data models, developers can choose a model that is cost-effective and meets the needs of the project. This means that the project can stay within budget while still delivering the required functionality.
Scalability: Choosing the right data model is important for scalability. If one did not design the database with scalability in mind, it may become difficult to manage as the amount of data grows. The comparison of data models allows developers to choose a model that can grow and adapt as needed.
Watch this video to learn how to use IDERA’s ER/Studio Data Architect to compare the logical models of a source database with the target while consolidating databases.
Learn the steps on how to use IDERA’s ER/Studio Data Architect to document databases in this video series:
- Part 1: Consolidate Some Databases with ER/Studio Data Architect
- Part 2: Document a Database with ER/Studio Data Architect
- Part 3: Reverse Engineering a Database with ER/Studio Data Architect
- Part 4: Document a Database with a Logical Model with ER/Studio Data Architect
- Part 5: Compare Models and Make Decisions with ER/Studio Data Architect
- Part 6: Create New Target Database with ER/Studio Data Architect
- Part 7: Design Data Movement (ETL) with ER/Studio Data Architect
Topics : Data Modeling,Enterprise Architecture,
Products : ER/Studio Data Architect,