Compare the top data modeling tools

IDERA is focused on delivering the industry’s most complete solution for data modeling. ER/Studio offers enterprise-class capabilities with features superior to or not available in other products.

Compare, side by side, the features and functionalities of the best data modeling tools the market has to offer. Download a free trial today!

  ER/Studio Data Architect Professional erwin Data Modeler Workgroup Edition PowerDesigner DataArchitect/RE
Database modeling – logical and physical
 
 
 
Unlimited nested sub-model capability
 
Dimensional modeling with properties
 
Enterprise data dictionary
 
Universal mappings (linking of instances across models)
 
Business data objects
 
Full macro programming language
 
Entity-level checkout and edit granularity
 
Model branch, compare & bi-directional merge
 
Model repository – version control and collaboration
 
 
 
Model change management with referenced tasks & requirements
 
All major relational DBMS platforms
 
 
 
Data warehouse platforms
 
 
 
Big data platforms
 
 
 
Extended relational notation for embedded objects and arrays (MongoDB)
 
User-defined metadata extensions
 
 
User-defined security and governance properties
 

With a rich set of features and several unique capabilities, IDERA ER/Studio Data Architect Professional aligns with the workflows of data modelers to address many common tasks with a user-friendly interface.

Only ER/Studio Data Architect Professional provides unlimited nested sub-model capability, dimensional modeling with properties, an enterprise data dictionary, universal mappings (that is, linking of instances across models) , business data objects, and a full macro programming language. Furthermore, it is unique in that it provides entity-level checkout and edit granularity, model branch, compare, and bi-directional merge, model change management with referenced tasks and requirements, extended relational notation for embedded objects and arrays for MongoDB, and user-defined security and governance properties.

Several industry reviews have recognized the strengths of ER/Studio, and have called out specific capabilities such as:

Feature Description
Extensibility Flexible attachments and data dictionary
Compare / Merge Easiest and most automated
Macro Language Standard language; more capabilities and options
Mapping & Linking Flexible mapping and linking for traceability
Ease of Use Consistent behavior across product

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ER/Studio Data Architect Professional helps data modelers and architects to create and manage data models for multiple data platforms. Unlike its competition, it provides the broadest range of data platform support, industry-leading enterprise-level capabilities, visual data lineage and flow modeling, full dimensional modeling for data warehousing and business intelligence, and business data objects to bridge the gap between developers and data architects.

Download a free, full functional, 14-day trial of IDERA ER/Studio Data Architect Professional right now and discover for yourself how it can make your life simpler, save your company time and money, and help make you a rock star data modeler in your organization.

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