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AWS Amazon DocumentDB

In this article, we will explain how to connect to AWS Amazon DocumentDB in Moon Modeler 4.6.6 and how to automatically create an ER diagram of an existing database.

What is AWS DocumentDB?

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads.… Read the rest

AWS Amazon DocumentDB

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In this article, we will explain how to connect to AWS Amazon DocumentDB in Moon Modeler 4.6 and how to automatically create an ER diagram of an existing database.

What is AWS DocumentDB?

Amazon DocumentDB (with MongoDB compatibility) is a fast, scalable, highly available, and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads.… Read the rest

Installing AppImage on Ubuntu 22

If you downloaded AppImage for Linux from our website and the product fails to run on Ubuntu 22.04, install libfuse2 and check permissions.

Step 1: Installing libfuse2

Open a terminal and type the command
sudo apt install libfuse2
Then enter a password. When entering the password no character is displayed, this is by design.… Read the rest

What’s new in Moon Modeler version 4.6

Published: 10.5.2022, Updated 12.8.2022

During the development of this release, we have focused on improvements related to data modeling for all databases. We have addressed the use of naming conventions for PostgreSQL and fixed reported bugs. We also addressed internal improvements. This resulted in smaller installation package sizes and increased application stability.… Read the rest

MongoDB schema design

Quick start guide for MongoDB schema design in Moon Modeler.

How to get started with MongoDB schema design?

The following text explains how to design a new database structure for MongoDB.

1. Create a new Project

To create a new project in Moon Modeler click the New item on the toolbar.… Read the rest

Heroku Postgres and ER diagrams

How to create ER diagram of PostgreSQL database running in Heroku? With Moon Modeler, the process is simple. Just create a database connection, retrieve the information from Heroku Postgres and create a project containing the ER diagram. But let’s start one step at a time.

What is Heroku and Heroku Postgres?

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GraphQL schema - starwars

How to make a diagram of your GraphQL schema

Several tools can be used to visualize existing GraphQL schemas. Some of them allow you to browse the structure in the form of a hierarchical tree. Moon Modeler, on the other hand, offers the ability to visually model new GraphQL schemas and also automatically create diagrams from existing sources.

GraphQL data modeling

Before we show how to make a diagram of your GraphQL schema, let’s take a look at how to easily create a brand new GraphQL schema diagram.… Read the rest

Import GraphQL from file

Importing a GraphQL schema from a file

Moon Modeler is a data modeling tool and one of its most used features is the modeling and visualization of existing GraphQL schemas. In this section we will look at the ability to import a GraphQL schema from a file.

In the demonstration we will use the StarWars schema. If you want to try the procedure, save the file from the page: https://github.com/graphql/swapi-graphql/blob/master/schema.graphqlRead the rest

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