erwin Data Modeler (DM) Alternatives and Competitors

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Carel Van Der Merwe
Real User
CEO at Abellard
May 29 2020

What is most valuable?

I do a data-centric design, so for me, the data analysis and design tools are the most valuable features. The interface is user-friendly. Because of the graphic nature of it, it helps you to be able… more»

What needs improvement?

Better support for integration with open-source technologies is needed. For example, I try to use open-source databases such as Postgres and MySQL instead of Microsoft, DB2, or Oracle. However, I… more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I bought the software outright and do not pay a licensing fee.

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

The two other products that I have used are erwin Data Modeler and Enterprise Architect. I switched because of the scope and the user-friendliness of the tool. PowerDesigner used in conjunction with… more»

What other advice do I have?

I certainly recommend using this product, although it wasn't cheap so cost is a consideration. Price is a complaint that I have for most design tools in the IT world, as most of them are extremely… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I have been looking for a tool to interface seamlessly into an open-source environment, and what I have found to be lacking is a visual database prototype tool. I would like something like, for… more»
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