Anonymous UserSr Data Integration Modeler at a insurance company
We asked business professionals to review the solutions they use. Here are some excerpts of what they said:
"The interface is really simple to use and it allows me to pick and choose which tables I want to reverse engineer."
"Using this product has improved the way we maintain our models because they have a place where we can keep all of them, and they can be viewed using the web interface."
"It does the job."
"The most valuable feature is SQL Search."
"The visual presentation is a little too colorful and seems that it is dumbed down."
"The model diagram because very clumsy when you save it on the team server and the models are very big."
"What needs the most improvement are semantic lineage and usability."
"The biggest problem with the Redgate SQL Toolbelt is just how heavy it is; it seems to take a lot of resources."
"I am currently using the trial version, but this solution is definitely worth considering for the price point."
"The price of this product is okay."
"The cost is about $3,500 USD per individual to buy, and then it's about 20% per year for renewal."
IDERA ER/Studio is a powerful suite for business-driven data modeling that enables companies to create an enterprise architecture foundation for data governance. With round-trip support for multiple database platforms, data architects have the power to reverse-engineer, analyze, and optimize existing databases easily from diverse platforms. Data professionals can easily capture and share models, metadata, data sources, and glossaries across the organization for improved alignment between the organization and Information Technology. Organizational stakeholders can take part in the metadata definition workflow and access information on models and metadata at the right level for their needs.
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. It also provides a complete solution for enterprise architecture and data governance, extensive model change management, unique incorporation of true enterprise data dictionaries, unique linking of constructs across models, integrated visual data lineage import, and integrated data and business process modeling.
Redgate's SQL Toolbelt contains the industry-standard products for SQL Server development, deployment, backup, and monitoring. Together, they make you productive, your team agile, and your data safe.
Thousands of SQL Server professionals rely on the SQL Toolbelt every day, because it’s reliable, easy to use, and plugs in to the tools they already use for application development.
IDERA ER/Studio is ranked 7th in Database Development and Management with 3 reviews while Redgate SQL Toolbelt is ranked 6th in Database Development and Management with 1 review. IDERA ER/Studio is rated 6.4, while Redgate SQL Toolbelt is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of IDERA ER/Studio writes "Scales easily and the support is good, but the performance for large models should be improved". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Redgate SQL Toolbelt writes "SQL Search and change automation functionality help us manage our code repository and databases". IDERA ER/Studio is most compared with erwin Evolve, Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect, SAP PowerDesigner, Toad Data Modeler and SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer, whereas Redgate SQL Toolbelt is most compared with IDERA SQL Diagnostic Manager for SQL Server, SolarWinds Database Performance Analyzer, Devart dotConnect, DBmaestro Database Source Control and Informatica Persistent Data Masking.
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