[lug] Database design tools?
fherman at inferential.com
Mon Dec 8 16:21:06 MST 2003
Bear Giles wrote:
> Michael Wegener wrote:
>> At the risk of provoking the wrath of this list, I have often used M$
>> GUI design to hack tables and dependencies, then exported to text to
>> real SQL DDL.
> That's why I tried to downplay this issue a bit - our primary document
> is and will remain the java source. We really don't care how our
> object persistence tool maps objects to the underlying datastore as
> long as it does the job.
> Fortunately hibernate is pretty intuitive with how it does the mapping
> and xdoclet allows us to specify sqlish names so the standard database
> tools will still make sense... but everything has to be driven by the
> Java source.
I use webmin for simple mysql manipulation. It also allows sql commands.
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