IDERA ER/Studio Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of IDERA ER/Studio competitors and alternatives
Real User
Data Architect/Data Scientist with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 23 2017

What is most valuable?

* Meta-model * Template generation * Library Models The publicly accessible meta-model is the foundation for utility scripts, report, and general model-to-model or model-to-text generation. Library models are referenced across projects.

How has it helped my organization?

* Impact Analysis * Traceability Set of models with a rich set of intramodal and intermodal dependencies, which caters for modelling of upstream and downstream dependencies, allowing for Impact Analysis and Traceability.

What needs improvement?

Reverse-engineering of late JDK and .NET. Use third party parsers and enhance Object-Oriented metamodel to cater for newer language features.
ERwin
Real User
Senior Data Architect at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Nov 16 2016

What do you think of ERwin?

Valuable Features Complete Compare AND Bulk Edit. • Improvements to My Organization The Bulk Edit allows us to bring in definitions from IBM's Business Glossary. • Room for Improvement Would like to see canonical modeling supported for web services. • Use of Solution 20+ year • Deployment Issues None • Stability Issues None • Scalability Issues None • Customer Service and Technical Support Customer Service: Outstanding Technical Support: Outstanding • Previous Solutions I've used several other Modeling tool (Embarcadero an System Architect). • Initial Setup Straightforward • Implementation Team In-house
Real User
Data Architect at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jun 06 2017

What do you think of Sparx Systems Enterprise Architect?

Valuable Features Data Modeling (conceptual modeling) XML schema design We use it to develop and maintain the Enterprise Conceptual Model, migrated from erwin a couple of years ago. • Improvements to My Organization We used Sparx EA to document CCAR data lineage in response to an OCC MRA filing. • Room for Improvement Greater OMG UML and XMI compliance Better reporting • Use of Solution We have been using this solution for five years. • Stability Issues No problems with stability. It is a rock solid product, unlike erwin, which was unstable. • Scalability Issues There were no issues with scalability. It handled increased volume easily, unlike erwin. • Customer Service and Technical Support I would rate technical support as OK. The forum was great. The...

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