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Pinned topic Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

‏2006-06-23T13:38:30Z |
Hi,

I've created a Class Diagram and transformed it on a Data Model, then I put some informations on the documentation of each table on Data Model that belongs only to the escope of Data Model.

My wish is that when I do the transformation again, after add another attribute to a class on Class Diagram, for example, the generated schema do a merge on the new Class Diagram and the existing Data Model, without erase the informations created before.

Is that possible?

Thanks,

Cipriani
Advus Corp.
Updated on 2006-07-11T19:12:15Z at 2006-07-11T19:12:15Z by SystemAdmin
  • SystemAdmin
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    Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

    ‏2006-06-26T07:19:10Z  
    Yes, This is possible. You will not loose any information while
    transforming.

    Thanks & Regards
    Mahadevi S Savalgi
    IBM Rational Software Group
    Ph: (91-80)25094-786
    Mobile: 9845726364
    email: msavalgi@in.ibm.com

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    Hi,

    I've created a Class Diagram and transformed it on a Data Model, then I
    put some informations on the documentation of each table on Data Model
    that belongs only to the escope of Data Model.

    My wish is that when I do the transformation again, after add another
    attribute to a class on Class Diagram, for example, the generated schema
    do a merge on the new Class Diagram and the existing Data Model, without
    erase the informations created before.

    Is that possible?

    Thanks,

    Cipriani
    Advus Corp.
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    Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

    ‏2006-06-27T17:14:02Z  
    Yes, This is possible. You will not loose any information while
    transforming.

    Thanks & Regards
    Mahadevi S Savalgi
    IBM Rational Software Group
    Ph: (91-80)25094-786
    Mobile: 9845726364
    email: msavalgi@in.ibm.com

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    rose Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation
    Hi,

    I've created a Class Diagram and transformed it on a Data Model, then I
    put some informations on the documentation of each table on Data Model
    that belongs only to the escope of Data Model.

    My wish is that when I do the transformation again, after add another
    attribute to a class on Class Diagram, for example, the generated schema
    do a merge on the new Class Diagram and the existing Data Model, without
    erase the informations created before.

    Is that possible?

    Thanks,

    Cipriani
    Advus Corp.
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    Ok, the problem is: I am losting ALL information while transforming. The Data Model is totally regenerated from Class Diagram for every transformation that I do.

    How I avoid this regeneration and just include the new changes on Data Models? There is an configuration option, or something like this?

    Thanks again,

    Cipriani
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    Re:Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

    ‏2006-06-28T05:37:43Z  
    Ok, the problem is: I am losting ALL information while transforming. The Data Model is totally regenerated from Class Diagram for every transformation that I do.

    How I avoid this regeneration and just include the new changes on Data Models? There is an configuration option, or something like this?

    Thanks again,

    Cipriani
    While transforming you have to select the old schema name, by default it
    will generate a new schema. Hope this solves your problem

    Mahadevi S Savalgi
    IBM Rational Software Group
    Ph: (91-80)25094-786
    Mobile: 9845726364
    email: msavalgi@in.ibm.com

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    rose Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation
    Ok, the problem is: I am losting ALL information while transforming. The
    Data Model is totally regenerated from Class Diagram for every
    transformation that I do.

    How I avoid this regeneration and just include the new changes on Data
    Models? There is an configuration option, or something like this?

    Thanks again,

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    Re:Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

    ‏2006-06-28T06:17:45Z  
    Ok, the problem is: I am losting ALL information while transforming. The Data Model is totally regenerated from Class Diagram for every transformation that I do.

    How I avoid this regeneration and just include the new changes on Data Models? There is an configuration option, or something like this?

    Thanks again,

    Cipriani
    Hi Cipriani,

    When you are transforming from Object Model to Data Model, you need to
    select the same Schema that was created the first time when you did the
    transformation.

    Suppose you had a Package with NewClass which had attribute name of type
    DATE.
    On your first transformation to Data model, you get S_0 with table
    T_NewClass with column name.

    You then go and add a comment to your table.You also add another attribute
    name2 to your class.

    Now when you are doing the transformation from Object Model to Data
    Model,select the same schema which was created while transforming the
    first time(S_0) in the Destination Schema dropbox.

    The comment added in table will be preserved and your new attribute added
    in Class will be added as column to the table .

    I hope this addresses your issue.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Smith

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    Ok, the problem is: I am losting ALL information while transforming. The
    Data Model is totally regenerated from Class Diagram for every
    transformation that I do.

    How I avoid this regeneration and just include the new changes on Data
    Models? There is an configuration option, or something like this?

    Thanks again,

    Cipriani
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    Re: Re:Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

    ‏2006-06-28T19:04:01Z  
    Hi Cipriani,

    When you are transforming from Object Model to Data Model, you need to
    select the same Schema that was created the first time when you did the
    transformation.

    Suppose you had a Package with NewClass which had attribute name of type
    DATE.
    On your first transformation to Data model, you get S_0 with table
    T_NewClass with column name.

    You then go and add a comment to your table.You also add another attribute
    name2 to your class.

    Now when you are doing the transformation from Object Model to Data
    Model,select the same schema which was created while transforming the
    first time(S_0) in the Destination Schema dropbox.

    The comment added in table will be preserved and your new attribute added
    in Class will be added as column to the table .

    I hope this addresses your issue.

    Thanks & Regards,
    Smith

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    rose Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation
    Ok, the problem is: I am losting ALL information while transforming. The
    Data Model is totally regenerated from Class Diagram for every
    transformation that I do.

    How I avoid this regeneration and just include the new changes on Data
    Models? There is an configuration option, or something like this?

    Thanks again,

    Cipriani
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    Hi Smith,

    Your explanation was very clear, thanks, but I do this (believe me, exactly like you described) on Rational Rose and all table comments are replaced by the comments from NewClass.

    I'm using Rational Rose 2003.06.15, I believe that is not a version problem. There is a configuration option to activate? I search in all configurations menus for an option, but didn't find nothing.

    Thank you again,

    Cipriani
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    Re: Re:Re: Re:Class diagram to Data Model transformation limitation

    ‏2006-07-11T19:12:15Z  
    Hi Smith,

    Your explanation was very clear, thanks, but I do this (believe me, exactly like you described) on Rational Rose and all table comments are replaced by the comments from NewClass.

    I'm using Rational Rose 2003.06.15, I believe that is not a version problem. There is a configuration option to activate? I search in all configurations menus for an option, but didn't find nothing.

    Thank you again,

    Cipriani
    Just finishing this post:

    We concluded that this is a limitation of the Rational Rose after hours trying to find a way to do the merge.

    If anybody is interested in what we have done, please email me.

    Thanks.

    Cipriani
    Advus Corp