The SmartDraw Automatic ERD (Database Diagram) Extension generates a visual representation of your database automatically.
First, you'll want to export a CSV of your table definitions from your database server.
SmartDraw will use this file to generate a visual of your database.
First, you'll want to export your data from your database. We have some scripts you can use for the most common database types from SQL to Oracle.
Click here to get the script specific to your database.
Once you have a CSV file from your database, you're ready to generate your database diagram or ERD. From within SmartDraw, choose the Automatic ERD (Database Diagram) from the Extensions category.
In the modal, click "Browse" and find your table definition CSV file.
Next, you'll want to select the columns and types you want to visualize.
When you're ready to create your diagram, click "Build Diagram". The database diagram generated is fully editable.
Get the source code for this ERD Extension so you can learn how to create your own.
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