Key Benefits Of Using Entity Relationship Diagrams

August 1, 2018


Entity Relationship Diagrams are the best tools to communicate within the entire system. These diagrams are the graphical representation of the flow of data and information. These diagrams are most commonly used in business organizations to make data travel easy. This conceptual database model is an effective way of communicating with the individuals at all the levels. In order to implement this system effectively in your system, it is essential that you have outstanding knowledge regarding the Lucidchart ER diagram. This will help you in using each and every feature of the flow diagram in an effective manner. In order to gain appropriate knowledge about these relationship diagrams, you can search for an ER diagram tutorial online.

The most common use of this diagram is to present the relation of the various tables present in a database. Some key benefits of Entity Relationship Diagrams are further discussed in this article.

Visual Representation

The most crucial benefit of ERD is that it offers a visual presentation of the layout. Having an effective design provides assistance to the database designers to determine the flow of data and working of the complete system. ERD in combination with data-flow diagrams result in an effective visual representation.

Effective communication

The clear representation of the data listed under proper headings and tables results in the effective flow of information and communication. The readers can easily understand the relationship between different fields. The information is represented via different symbols. There are various symbols for representing different information like relationships are represented by diamond shaped boxes, attributes are represented by ovals and entities are represented by rectangular boxes. These symbols allow the designer to have a proper understanding of the working of the database after completion.

Easy To Understand

Entity relationship diagrams can easily be created by expert designers. These are designed in a simple manner so that all the individuals can understand it easily. Before actually designing the database, the designers are required to get the design confirmed and approved the representatives who are to use this data. The representatives have the right to give their suggestions for rectifying the issues related to the designer. Their contribution can play an important role in enhancing the overall design.

High flexibility

This is yet another feature of ERD models. Though the complete database is linked to information in different tables, the readers can easily make out the relationship between various tables. There are several other mathematical formulae which can be used to determine the relationships.

Entity relationship diagrams are an essential part of the business organizations as they prove to be beneficial in managing wide data in an easy and effective manner. It acts as a blueprint of the existing database and allows the designers to create an accurate design as per the needs and requirements of the company and the project. The ERD model makes data flow more efficient. These creative and simple diagrams serve as the best tool for the business organizations allowing them to maintain their database effectively.


  • Sudbury Pipe Band August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Whoever disliked this video should feel bad because this was pretty tragic to the Humboldt Broncos and mostly lost all the players on the team. Stay strong. #Humboldtstrong. You still have some of the players with you by your side, so you are alone!

  • KittyKat Ross August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    God bless you Brayden Be strong and always know we love you!

  • anamuls and us August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    All my prayers to Humboldt I have thought about yous almost every day since the accident and I am so sorry for the lost but not forgotten. And then I think of the boys who lived and I am so proud of you all for trying to stay strong you all have come so far since the accident and with all the love and support behind yous I hope you know that everyone is here to help support you in every way possible. The accident happen on my daughters 10 birthday she was so sad about what happened to Humboldt and she gave everyone of her gifts and money to Humboldt right away I packed up everything and mailed it the next day. God bless all the lost and God bless the boys who are still with us give them strength to live life as normal as possible.

  • goargz ._ August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Goodluck for next season humboldt broncos

  • Livi Schreiner August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    I am from Humboldt and our town is still suffering we are always excited to see all these kids getting better

  • Aaron Barash August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Listen bro…. you keep up the hard work, for the memory of your teammates. I played 6 years of junior hockey here in Ontario, for the Belle River Canadiens Jr.C Hockey Club. We are in the Hockey Hall of Fame for the best record in junior hockey for 1 season. I get it. I do. Nobody really does understand the closeness you have with your teammates ! They say they do, but they don't. Unless you've done it. So I just wanted to let you know that I get it, hit me up if you wish. Peace.

  • Pokémon Gamer August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    I play hockey atom 2nd year I play goalie I am tough but even this almost made me cry (almost)

  • keith bonham August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    It was so nice to see the owner of the trucking company pour his heart out to the survivors of the Numboldt  bus crash . ..Only kidding , those people couldn't carry less about anybody but themselves . He just opened up another trucking Company in a different name the following week after they shut his trucking company down.  I saw him crying about it on a news report on T,V.

  • Solidworkstudios : August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    School bus niggas: “no seat belts”

  • Alayra Is dead inside August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    My teachers son died in the crash.. I was looking through the high school graduates, and I saw his son that died in the crash. My heart dropped.. Like, it's very sad. ((I don't want to mention his name, for my teachers sake))

  • I’m D boss August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    At the memorial cup they had the first medic to reach the goiltender

  • Joseph Marton August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    I am surprised that there is no class action civil suit against Sukhmandet Singh , owner of Adesh Doel Trucking Ltd , Calgary , Alberta . tears, group hugs, candle light vigils just are not enuff !!! where are the charges by the law ? the largest mass murder in canada and no charges ??

  • Tracey Gauley August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Such a strong, inspiring young man.

  • This green Boi August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Ban bus

  • ᎯLICE DE ᎯNᎶELᎾ August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    I’m sorry to what happened To your guys!
    And I hope he’s doing well..
    Losing his whole team is hard and his emotional state is probably hard ;-;
    (I know what happens where is happened because I live fairly close )

  • thesandie23 August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    You are so strong!!! You guys are all in my thoughts ❤️

  • Pavel Datsyuk August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    All the best to you, Brayden ❤

  • Tim Mosley August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    "Habeeb" and his 2-truck, POS trucking operation needs to be put in jail for LIFE!! Asshole who ran the stop sign, needs a lethal injection me thinks.

  • Being a hockey mom I’ve been heartbroken over this tragedy. Listening to your experience is devastating BUT at the same time you exemplify such strength & courage in a remarkable & impressive manner that I don’t feel such devastation-I feel your incredible will power and I think your incredible. THANK YOU FOR SHARING ❤️🏒

  • A Cena10 August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    The people who disliked this vid are peaces off shit

  • Gary M August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Are they getting ptsd counselling, any of them?

    This is grief only ambulance and police see and they get ptsd help

  • Bar Down Hockey August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    The dislikes are going a bit too far the people who disliked this have no respect or heart!!

  • grant edwards August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    you will be hit with survivor's guilt. it's a natural response with a tragedy like this. Don't let it get to you. Just acknowledge it (ignoring it will make it worse) , talk it out, and keep on keeping on. Love and peace,

  • Le Bourgeois August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Brayden…. you have amazing strength and courage. Continue to inspire your friends and teammates. You are one special dude!

  • HFourHay August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    The 8 people who disliked have no life

  • Linda Thomas August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    I am so sorry that you had to go through this horrible tragedy.

  • Chris Dallaire August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    The hockey community is behind you little brother! Take all the time you need.

  • Eric Bernal August 1, 2018 at 5:39 pm

    Keep up the great work. Healing takes time, and everyone heals at their own pace. Just keep pushing forward.

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