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UML and Data Modeling: A Reconciliation by David Hay

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Thus, even as the book will show UML modelers how to expand their horizons to use their notation in a new way, it will also introduce you, as data modelers, to a new notation. Moreover, you should also be able to improve your skills for producing accurate and coherent models of a business or governmental domain-whatever notation you finally adopt.

Introduction for UML Modelers

Premise: An entity/relationship model is not the same thing as a class model in UML.

Data modelers come in at least two varieties. Some (database modelers) view data modeling as a prelude to database design, and, in fact, include many relational design concepts (such as foreign keys) in their data models. Using ERwin as a modeling tool, with its emphasis on database design ...

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