PIM Data Modeling
A data model pertains to the data, its characteristics as well as how it’s related to other data. It is also required to comprehend how to address the needs, and how to design the database for your organization. At Pimcore, we make sure data modeling stays as flexible as possible, since this enables a PIM and MDM to grow with your organization. This is why Pimcore includes a web-based data modeling engine to create a new product data model within minutes.
Flexible data modeling
Flexible data modeling is key to Pimcore PIM. It includes a web-based data modeling engine to create a new product data model within minutes.
More than 40 high-performance data types capable of handling millions of products or other master data with thousands of attributes each.
Perfect both for operational PIM/MDM and analytical PIM/MDM.
Multi-Lingual Data Management
Of course, Pimcore PIM works with multiple languages – actually any number of languages.
It provides the flexible data model and data editing and translation interfaces for effectively working with product data within an international or global context.
The Pimcore administration interface is available in 20 different languages, including English, German, French, Italian, Spanish and Chinese.
A flat data model– as in Excel - is rarely seen in real-life enterprise product information management.
To put real value in product data, its data model has to constantly represent the full range of attributes, relations and specifications and it has to adapt in real-time to changes and additions.
Object relations and the advanced concepts of field collections and objects bricks guarantee a flexible and scalable data model during the whole product lifecycle.
Handling text, media, static attributes, and relationships is just the beginning of data modeling with Pimcore. The next logical step is the classification and structure assignment of product data based on industry specific classification systems such as eCl@ss, ETIM or GS1. The Pimcore classification store is an advanced data modeling component to manage any type of classification systems.
Digital Asset Management
Product Information Management is not only text and attributes, but also unstructured data such as media assets.
The Pimcore Data Manager seamlessly integrates the full-featured Pimcore digital asset management (DAM) to manage, integrate and relate images, graphics, documents, audio and video.
The concept of data inheritance is a key to Pimcore data modeling.
Data inheritance enables the inheritance of product data to subordinate groups within the tree.
This concept reduces the time-to-market and simplifies all editorial processes, by maintaining data just one time at one place.
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