Map systems connections with an ER diagram tool
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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An effective ER diagram tool for teams
Miro’s Entity Relationship Diagram maker helps you to bring together different aspects of your systems, showing how different agents relate to one another. It’s the perfect tool to see how product, development, and business relationships take place within IT systems.
Why Miro is the best ER diagram tool
Quick and easy diagramming
With the Mermaid app integration, draw an ER diagram online in minutes. Select the app and create an ERD directly from your code or text. Save time and effort when mapping your systems relationships and quickly understand how people, objects, places, and concepts are connected.
All you need in one shared space
Don’t waste time looking for information in different places and tools. Use our ERD creator to have a great overview of your system and a starting point for your database design improvements. With Miro's infinite canvas, draw concepts and solutions all in one place, keeping everyone in the loop.
Have less back and forth
Say goodbye to context switching with Miro’s built-in ER diagram maker. Draw an ER diagram online without any friction, fetching your system information directly from your code. Collaborate with others by inviting them to your board, and have more time to discuss things that matter.
Iterate to innovate
Tag team members on the board to get instant feedback as you create your ER diagram. Miro’s collaborative features allow you and your team to iterate faster, accelerating your system mapping process.
Understand how the elements of your database interact with each other.
Plan object-oriented systems in a joint workspace that fosters collaboration and innovation.
Understand how external entities affect your system at a high level with a context diagram.
How to create an ER diagram with Miro
Map your system
Identify your system entities and their relationships. Use the Mermaid app to easily create a diagram using ERD syntax.
Select the ER diagram in the app
Edit the code or text as you see fit. You can change the size of the code editor panel by dragging it from its right edge.
Add it to your board
Click on the Add to board button to add your ER diagram as an image to the board.
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ER Diagram Tool FAQs
What is the purpose of an ER Diagram?
An ER diagram helps teams to better understand systems and visualize relationships between entities within these systems. If you want to show the relationships between product, development, and business processes in one place, create an entity relationship diagram.
What is the best tool to draw an ER diagram?
Many diagramming tools are available, including Miro, which has smart diagramming features and a built-in ERD tool. It’s a practical and easy way to make an ER diagram with just a few clicks. Try it for yourself and see if it works for you.
How do I read an ER diagram?
You can read an ER diagram as a standard diagram; just pay attention to the ERD symbols and shapes and what they represent or indicate. In Miro, on the left toolbar, you’ll find our ERD shapes pack with the legend explaining symbols and ERD connectors.
Can I share or download my ER diagram?
Yes. You can download your ER diagram as an image or pdf file or share your Miro board link with others.
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