Most today's database engines do not support foreign keys across databases, servers and engines and that would be very useful to understand data. See how you can document them with Dataedo cross-database relations.
Database Documentation Articles
Too often, developers produce database documentation containing just a schema information - table and column names, without any descriptions. See a few examples.
Quick tutorial on how to view and edit table and column comments with MySQL Workbench.
A few scenarios how you can leverage Dataedo repositories to manage documentation in complex database systems.
This tutorial will show you how to quickly generate PDF and HTML documentation of your Google Cloud SQL for MySQL databases with Dataedo tool.
Project is just finished, eveything works great, but then come the moment when you have to document all the stuff you coded during last month. Can anything be worse than it?
Quick tutorial on viewing and editing table and column comments in free Oracle SQL Developer.
See how easily and conveniently you can discover, browse and document table and column relationships in your databases.
A tutorial that shows how to document SQL Server database with Visual Studio and then export it to PDF and HTML.
Running Dataedo from command line allows you to automate the process of updating and exporting your documentations. However large systems may include multiple operations and files. Running this may be cumbersome. Here is a set of tricks to make it easier.