Microsoft has some free downloads of Visio stencils containing shapes you may find useful for modeling your database environment. These shapes are intended for adding to the standard edition. Professional edition users already have these shapes. The downloads and instructions are available here.
Figure 1. Extract the stencils to your My Shapes folder.
Figure 2. Use More Shapes to navigate to the shapes you added.
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About John Paul Cook
John Paul Cook is a Technology Solutions Professional for Microsoft's data platform and works out of Microsoft's Houston office. Prior to joining Microsoft, he was a Microsoft SQL Server MVP. He is experienced in Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle database application design, development, and implementation. He has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft TechEd and the SQL PASS Summit. He has worked in oil and gas, financial, manufacturing, and healthcare industries. John is also a Registered Nurse who graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Master of Science in Nursing Informatics and is an active member of the Sigma Theta Tau nursing honor society. He volunteers as a nurse at safety net clinics. Contributing author to SQL Server MVP Deep Dives
and SQL Server MVP Deep Dives Volume 2
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