IDERA Reviews

Larry Wilson
Real User
Data Architect at a insurance company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 25 2018

What is most valuable?

* Modeling with Data Architect: We can quickly reverse-engineer a database from an existing database or create a model from scratch. * Data lineage tracking: It allows us to identify upstream and downstream systems using data. This allows us... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have been able to quickly create models for our enterprise-wide databases, even when some of them are third-party databases. We have been able to then modify those models, breaking them down to make them more understandable. Loading these... more»

What needs improvement?

I would like to see better documentation/help for the Data Architect tool. Creation of tutorials would be nice. There are some features which are not as clearly defined as they should be.
Anonymous User
Real User
Data Architect at a university
Aug 19 2018

What is most valuable?

The engineering portion, developing new models, dimensional models, not relational models. For the data we're hosting,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

When I need a new model, first I determine the sources that should be used, the source database. With a little effort,... more»

What needs improvement?

I've been an ERwin user for quite some time, almost 10 years. One limitation I have found in ER/Studio is that when you... more»

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

I find the renewal fee is a little higher, but as a single user, at this point, I'm not finding that to be difficult.... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

I used ERwin but it has little problems, such as it's definitely not user-friendly compared to ER/Studio. ERwin's... more»

What other advice do I have?

ER/Studio is good. It is really user-friendly and you can start without much training. If modeling is a technique you... more»

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