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CA ERwin Data Modeler

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CA ERwin Data Modeler

Published By:  CA


Create and maintain business databases, data warehouses and data models.

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ERwin Data Modeler is a data modelling software solution that can help you create and maintain business databases, data warehouses and data models. Data models help you visualise data structures so that you can effectively organise, manage and moderate data complexities, database technologies and the deployment environment. The easy-to-use data modelling software is packed with helpful features that support the creation of high-quality databases easily and efficiently.

What's new in CA ERwin Data Modeler r9.5

  • New reporting tool - report designer. This tool lets you generate a wide variety of reports and on the current data available in your data models. You can create report templates for frequently used reports and you can save multiple reports under a Report Solution.
  • Metadata integration bridges updated - CA ERwin Data Modeler has been updated to support Meta Integration Model Bridge (MIMB) version 7.2 from Meta Integration Technology, Inc.
  • Teradata support enhancement - CA ERwin Data Modeler is now compatible with Teradata versions 13.1, 14, and 14.1.

What's new in CA ERwin Data Modeler r9

  • Time-based embedded maintenance licensing - lets you use CA ERwin Data Modeler for a specific period. This means, if there are any new releases in the specified period, you can upgrade to it. When the license expires, you have to buy a new licence to upgrade. The time-based licence is coupled with Local and Concurrent licences.
  • Borrow a licence - the Mobile licensing feature enables you to borrow a license from a License Server on any mobile device that supports CA ERwin DM.
  • Mart architecture - now, CA ERwin Data Modeler connects to the Mart server through a web server - benefits of this approach include active directory authentication and Mart administration outside CA ERwin Data Modeler.
  • Work offline or detach models - CA ERwin DM Version 9 lets you save a Mart model offline or detach a model from Mart.
  • Manage sessions - manage your sessions either from CA ERwin DM version 9 or from CA ERwin Mart Administrator.
  • Manage catalogs - manages libraries, data models, templates, and versions.
  • Redesigned naming standards tool - Naming Standards Editor, which is renamed as NSM Option Editor, is now an ERwin object and is accessed from the Model Explorer.
  • Redesigned data type standards - Datatype Standards Editor, which is renamed as DSM Option Editor, is designed as an ERwin object and is accessed from the Model Explorer.
  • Plus more...

Standard Edition Features

Visualisation of Complex Data Structures

Data models can be automatically generated, providing a simple, graphical display to visualise complex database structures.

Database Design Generation

Create database designs directly from visual models, to help increase efficiency and reduce errors.

Standards Definition

Reusable standards such as model templates, domains, naming standards and datatype standards help increase quality and efficiency.

Model & Database Comparison

The Complete Compare facility automates bidirectional synchronisation of models, scripts and databases, compares one item with the other, displays any differences and permits selective updates, generating ALTER scripts when necessary.

Integration & Metadata Exchange with Other Tools

Integrate ERwin models with other projects and tools with import or export from a wide variety of sources, including BI tools, MDM hubs, other data modelling tools, Extract, Transform, Load (ETL) tools and Unified Modeling Language (UML) tools.

Platform Support

CA ERwin Data Modeler Standard Edition runs in the following environments:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003 and 2008 Server
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.

CA ERwin Data Modeler Standard Edition supports the following database environments:

  • DB2, including DB2 for i5/OS (System i)
  • IDS (Informix)
  • MySQL
  • ODBC
  • Oracle
  • Progress
  • SQL Server
  • Sybase
  • Sybase IQ
  • Teradata.

Workgroup Edition Features

CA ERwin Data Modeler WE includes all features included with the Standard Edition plus the following additional features specifically related to workgroup collaboration and governance including:

Collaboration & Conflict Resolution

Team members can work together more efficiently via concurrent model access with optional model locking, multi-user collision resolution, and independent model merge.

Change Management & Audit Capabilities

Controlling and tracking changes is critical to maintaining quality, consistency, and audit compliance. Specific features include: change impact analysis, version management, and undo/redo capability over the life span of a model.

User Permission and Model Security Management

Control of model assets can be managed via user profiles and security settings, including authentication via LDAP.

Web-Based Model and Repository Administration

An intuitive, web-based console allows administrators to manage marts, models, users, profiles, permissions, locks sessions/connections and more.

Platform Support

CA ERwin Data Modeler Workgroup Edition runs in the following environments:

  • Windows XP
  • Windows 2003 and 2008 Server
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 8.

CA ERwin Data Modeler Workgroup Edition supports the following database environments:

  • DB2, including DB2 for i5/OS (System i)
  • IDS (Informix)
  • MySQL
  • ODBC
  • Oracle
  • Progress
  • SQL Server
  • Sybase
  • Sybase IQ
  • Teradata.

The Repository database can be hosted on the following platforms:

  • SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • Sybase ASE.

Navigator Edition Features

CA ERwin Data Modeler Navigator Edition helps organisations collaborate with a wide range of roles in the organisation through the following key features:

Visualisation and navigation of data models

Data models can be easily viewed in a secure, read-only environment, providing a simple, graphical display to visualise complex database structures and business definitions to a wide range of roles across the organisation.

Change impact analysis

Users can view and test the impact of changes to data models in a secure, read-only environment, before changes are rolled-out in production.

Enterprise-wide view of data assets

With access to the Workgroup Edition model repository, Navigator Edition users can obtain a central view of all enterprise data assets.

Model Metadata Reporting

Intuitive, out-of-the-box reports are provided for common queries.

Standard Edition

CA ERwin Data Modeler Standard Edition (SE) is a standalone desktop version of the modeling product for individual use. CA ERwin Data Modeler SE increases productivity by providing an easy-to-use graphical environment that simplifies database design and automates many time-consuming tasks, accelerating the creation of high-quality, high-performance transactional and data warehouse databases.

Navigator Edition

CA ERwin Data Modeler Navigator Edition (NE) is a read-only version of the Workgroup Edition product for secure sharing of detailed modeling assets with a wide range of stakeholders across the organisation. The ability to permit others to visualise and analyse the details of model metadata is critical to successful collaboration of diverse project teams.

Workgroup Edition

CA ERwin Data Modeler Workgroup Edition (WE) is designed for collaborative modeling for teams of data modelers. CA ERwin Data Modeler WE provides conflict resolution, versioning, security and standardisation for multi-user modeling. Through a central model repository, model assets can be inventoried and re-used across the organisation.

Community Edition

CA ERwin Data Modeler CE It is a great way for students and those new to modeling to get started with an industry-leading data modeling tool. It offers many of the core features of data modeling with a limit of 25 model objects. This includes forward and reverse engineering, complete compare, and more.

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