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Sharon Allen
Real User
Data Governance, Sr. Mgr at Lytx Inc.
Oct 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Reverse Engineering and Complete Compare – to document database design and test for changes over time across many different platforms (including Big Data platforms and… more»

How has it helped my organization?

* We are providing EU support with our custom development product - so I can now provide both a Logical unified view of the design as well as the more segmented Physical… more»

What needs improvement?

* Support post Relational modeling styles – this might be solved for at a simple level with the ability to design and save ‘template’ entities with a pre-designed generic… more»

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

Unless you are a one person shop – always go with the Workgroup edition and Concurrent licensing, that puts your models in a database for protection and allows the team… more»

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

No.

What other advice do I have?

This product is a cross platform database designer, data inventory control & metadata library, and supports soft link integration. It can be used to document or design… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

Yes – ER Studio, Embarcadero.
Datarchitct678
Real User
Data Architect at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 15 2019

What do you think of erwin Enterprise Architecture?

What is our primary use case?

Our primary use case for this solution is as data modeling tool. 

How has it helped my organization?

Enterprise Architecture improved our organization by giving clarity over the data that is available.

What needs improvement?

I would like to see an improvement in the output of the solution.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've been using this solution for about 15 years now.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is very stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

The scalability is good, but so far we haven't used the shared version. We use the single stand-alone version. We have only three users, and they are all data architects. We don't use any other staff for maintenance. We also…
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Santosh K Dash
Consultant
Solution Lead at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
Nov 14 2017

What is most valuable?

* Overall model usability * Model formatting and layout * Logical model creation * Physical model creation * Forward-engineering/DDL creation * Standards creation and reuse * Model and database comparison tools * Metadata interchange with… more»

How has it helped my organization?

The ERwin tool helped to reduce the rate of design and deployment errors and increased the ease of validation. It also assists our customers in deploying our large data models/semantic models.

What needs improvement?

There might be improvement required to better support some of the MPP databases for non-relational data structures and NoSQL databases.

If you previously used a different solution, which one did you use and why did you switch?

No.

What other advice do I have?

ERwin setup is very simple and straight.
Archportman67
Real User
Architecture Portfolio Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Aug 30 2019

What do you think of erwin Enterprise Architecture?

What is our primary use case?

I've primarily used the solution for conceptual logical modeling.

What is most valuable?

The ability to share and collaborate on the solution is its most valuable feature.

What needs improvement?

The solution needs to focus on allowing for more integrations.

For how long have I used the solution?

I've used the solution for a number of years.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

The solution is stable.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We've had no issues surrounding the scalability of the solution. We have about eight users on it right now. We don't plan to increase usage at this time.

How are customer service and technical support?

Technical support is good.

If you previously used a different

Sri Sattiraju
User
User
Aug 09 2018

What do you think of erwin Enterprise Architecture?

What is our primary use case?

Data modeling for data warehousing solutions, including forward engineering and reverse engineering for OLTP and dimensional models.

How has it helped my organization?

Creating and publishing DW models.

What is most valuable?

Forward and reverse engineering.

What needs improvement?

Business process modelling. 

For how long have I used the solution?

One to three years.

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What is erwin Enterprise Architecture?

erwin is used by more than 50,000 professionals in 60+ countries to get big results from their enterprise data initiatives. erwin is the #1 choice in virtually every industry, from government and healthcare to retail and finance.

erwin Modeling provides a collaborative environment to manage enterprise data through an intuitive, graphical interface. With a centralized view of key data definitions, you can leverage information as a strategic asset and more efficiently manage your data resources to save time and money.

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