Django Model Definitions: How They Differ From the Generated Database Schema

Adrienne Domingus
7 min readJul 10, 2020

Models are the way we tell Django what we want our database schema to look like, and are the things through which we interact with rows, or instances, in our database.

One of the benefits of using a framework like Django is that it provides functionality making it easier to create and interact with our data than if we had to do so…