- In Visual Paradigm, create a new project by selecting File > New Project from the main menu. Name the project ComputerSales.
- Create an ERD by selecting File > New Diagram > Database Modeling > Entity Relationship Diagram from the main menu.
- Enter Physical Database Design as the name of diagram.
- Select entity from the toolbar to create an entity.
- Drag to diagram to create an entity. Enter Customer as the name of entity.
- To add column to the entity, right-click on the entity and select New Column from the pop-up menu.
- Enter customer_id as the name of column.
- To specify the column as primary key, right-click on the column and select Include in primary key from the pop-up menu.
- Move the mouse pointer over the entity, press on the One-to-Many Relationship -> Entity relationship icon.
- Drag out to an empty space to create an entity named Addresses.
- You can also create column through the specification dialog. To open the specification dialog, right-click the entity and select Open Specification... from the pop-up menu.
- Select the Columns tab, and click Add....
- Enter the column information and click OK to confirm.
- You also can specify the column as primary key by selecting the Primary Key property.
- Click OK.
- Column is added.
- Let's repeat the previous steps to complete the ERD.
- Let's configure the database configuration. Select Tools > Database > Database Configuration... from the main menu.
- Select Oracle from the database list.
- Click ... to specify the Oracle JDBC jar file location.
- Select the Oracle JDBC driver file
- Fill in the information of the database to reverse, and click Test Connection to verify the connection. Click Next.
- Now it's time to generate database. Select Tools > Database > Generate Database... from the main menu.
- In the Database Code Generation dialog box, customize the database generation.
- By default, Export to database is unchecked, check it to export the entities to the database.
- Press OK to start the generate process.
- Let's check with the Oracle Web Object Browser to verify the generation.
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