IDERA ER/Studio Review

You can compare your models against the database, but the repository can be slow with big data sets.

What is most valuable?

  • Ease of use
  • It looks good enough
  • Ability to create HTML reports
  • Ability to compare the model against the database

What needs improvement?

  • Repository causes continuous problems, as it's slow and sometimes crashes.
  • Integration with Active Directory does not function perfectly.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used it for five years.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

If you use repository, it can get slow with big data models.

How are customer service and technical support?

I have received answers to issues within a week from a report.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

Nope, and I hear that this is the best data modelling tool for data warehouse scenarios.

How was the initial setup?

It's straightforward without the repository.

What about the implementation team?

I did everything, from the installation to using it.

Which version of this solution are you currently using?

7.5 to 11
**Disclosure: My company has a business relationship with this vendor other than being a customer: We are partners with Embarcadero.
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