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A database design tool for every team

Miro’s database design tool does the heavy lifting and helps you design systems everyone understands. Diagram information fast, give teams full transparency and make data work for you.

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Database design made easy with Miro

Communicate how systems and databases are set within the context of the broader technical and organizational architecture. Reduce time to understanding and buy-in for development design and resources with a database design tool.

Why Miro is your best database design tool

Run better sprints

Use Miro’s infinite canvas to model your database structure the way you want, mapping out simple to complex systems. Transform your sprints and reduce friction when designing.

Iterate faster

Circulate your database design, get instant feedback, and make changes quickly. Use sticky notes and add comments to your board to work collaboratively with your team and be more agile when iterating and improving the systems.

Keep track of changes

Add actionable items to your database diagram and convert them into tickets on the same board. Easily track changes and bring agility to data mapping using integrations such as Jira and Asana.

Align teams

Miro’s database design tool allows you to present and share your work with just a few clicks. Use the Presentation mode or download your database diagram as an image or PDF and add it to other documentation tools.

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How to design a database with Miro


Define the scope

Determine the data requirements and types.


Create an ERD diagram

And visualize the database entities and their relationships.


Analyze the data

And eliminate any inconsistencies.


Share it with others

Get instant feedback directly on your board and improve how you manage your database.

Integrated with your favorite tools

Ideas, inspiration, and intel in full view. Visualize marketing campaigns and client and prospect info to take action, and track tasks and status updates for the team.

Connect Miro to 1OO+ of your favorite collaboration tools

“Miro helps solve one of the major gaps in product design: how to manage tasks across product designers whose projects are in different tools.”

Jane Ashley

Head of Design at DocuSign

Database design tool FAQs

What’s the difference between schema and database?

A database organizes elements that are connected or interact with each other. A schema shows the description or representation of an entire database, displaying the database structure. Most organizations today use databases to access information, and a schema helps teams manage databases.

Read more


What is an entity relationship diagram and how to make one?


Business process modeling notation (BPMN): Everything you need to know


What are UML diagrams, and how can you use them?

Other Miro solutions


Miro’s all-in-one diagram maker removes the hassle of switching between diagramming and collaboration tools while helping you check off all the essential steps of your diagramming process.

ERD diagrams

Link and understand the different elements of your database and show how they interact with an ER diagram tool. Reduce complexity and visualize how your system entities connect and overlap, bringing agility to teams.

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