ER Diagram Template

About the ER Diagram Template

  • What is it?

    An ER (entity relationship) diagram depicts relationships between entities (people, concepts, objects, etc.) within a system.
  • What's the purpose?

    The purpose of an ER diagram is to visually depict the entities within a system and show the inter-relationships between them.
  • Who uses it?

    ER diagrams are used by analysts designing a database but also in business and even sports.
  • Best practices

    Label each entity, relationship, and attribute with an appropriate and concise name; remove vague or unnecessary relationships between entities; do not connect a relationship to another relationship