BusinessEntity

Source of the ID that connects vendors, customers, and employees with address and contact information.

Package Physical datamodel example
Author Bert Dingemans
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Stereotypes table

Attributes

Name Type Cardinality Description
BusinessEntityID int 1 - 1Primary key for all customers, vendors, and employees.
rowguid uniqueidentifier 1 - 1ROWGUIDCOL number uniquely identifying the record. Used to support a merge replication sample.
ModifiedDate datetime 1 - 1Date and time the record was last updated.

Mappings

NameSourceSource attributeTargetTarget attribute
BusinessEntityID BusinessEntityBusinessEntityIDBusinessEntityBusinessEntityID
rowguid BusinessEntityrowguidBusinessEntityrowguid
ModifiedDate BusinessEntityModifiedDateBusinessEntityModifiedDate

Diagrams

Import Adventureworks Database

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Physical example project

Physical data model for the TFG Academy example. It shows a subset of the tables as they are included in the TFG Academy database. These three entities are used and expanded in the other two layers logically and conceptually.

Data Mapping

Data mapping is an example diagram of a data mapping in the IDEA implementation This implementation can be used in for example an ETL process but also for documenting the data flows and transformations in message transformation process or component.

Linked elements