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Embarcadero ER/Studio Business Architect

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ER/Studio provides a range of data, process and application modelling tools to help you improve data quality, manage and control data and application growth and fully understand design requirements before development. Create graphical representations of your business processes to understand your business operations, both forward and reverse engineer your databases and create database models and use UML modelling capabilities to help produce software applications. ER/Studio is available in 3 editions - ER/Studio Business Architect (formerly EA/Studio) for the modelling of business processes, ER/Studio Data Architect (formerly ER/Studio Standard) for the modelling of databases and ER/Studio Enterprise, a complete solution for business process, database and application modelling with support for server-side model management and team collaboration.

For more information on the features available in ER/Studio, please see the documents and downloads section.

Single-platform Licensing: Single-platform licensing enables the product to be run on one database platform only.
Multi-platform Licensing: Multi-platform licensing allows the product to be run on more than one database platform. Note - there may be restrictions against specific platforms that the product cannot run on.
Concurrent Licensing: Enables multiple users to access the software, up to the limit of the licenses purchased.

ER/Studio Business Architect (formerly EA/Studio)

Visually document and conceptually model your business processes and understand the relationship between processes, people and data using a simple drawing tool that conforms to the Business Process Management Notation standards.

ER/Studio Data Architect (formerly ER/Studio Standard)

Data modelling tool to forward and reverse engineer databases and help discover, document and re-use data. With fully integrated logical and physical model support and XML schema generation that helps with the creation of a Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), ER/Studio Data Architect is an invaluable tool for database developers and database architects alike.

ER/Studio Enterprise

ER/Studio Enterprise is Embarcadero's most advanced data modeling tool with all the features of ER/Studio Business Architect, ER/Studio Data Architect and more. Includes support for software modelling using UML, a server-side data and process model management system for collaborative team modelling and a web based self-service reporting and searching solution for ER/Studio. ER/Studio Enterprise enables you to build and maintain large, complex database applications and consolidate, report and re-use metadata easier and more accurately than ever.

ER/Studio Enterprise contains ER/Studio Data Architect, ER/Studio Business Architect, ER/Studio Software Architect, ER/Studio Portal and ER/Studio Repository.

Data Architect

  • 100 MB of hard disk storage
  • 1 GB of RAM minimum, 2 GIG of RAM recommended
  • Pentium III, 600 MHz or higher
  • 1024x768 display resolution recommended
  • Windows 2000 Pro Server, Windows XP Professional, Windows 2003 (32-bit mode), and Windows Vista
  • Native Connections: Oracle, DB2 UDB (LUW, iSeries, and z/OS), SQL Server, and Sybase client libraries required
  • ODBC Connections: For databases ER/Studio supports via ODBC, a valid ODBC driver is required

Software Architect

  • 220 MB hard disk space minimum (plus additional space during installation)
  • Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2)
  • 1 GB memory (more recommended)
  • High resolution monitor (1024x768 or higher, 256 colors)
  • Any web browser that supports frames. Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0 or later is recommended

Business Architect

  • Microsoft Windows XP SP2, Vista 2007
  • 1 GB of RAM
  • 250 MB of hard disk storage
  • Video: SVGA (2 MB) High resolution monitor (1024 x 768 or higher) with high color (16-bit)


  • ER/Studio Data Architect
  • Pentium IV-class processor or higher
  • 50MB hard disk storage for installation required
  • 2 GB of RAM
  • Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 Server, Windows Vista
  • Native Connections: Oracle, DB2 UDB (LUW, iSeries, and z/OS), SQL Server, and Sybase client libraries required


  • ER/Studio Repository, ER/Studio Data Architect
  • Processor ¿ Pentium Class 4-CPU or higher
  • RAM ¿ 3 GB minimum
  • Hard drive space ¿ 300 MB minimum for installation
  • OS Support for Web Server ¿ Windows 2000 (Server edition) / Windows 2003 Server
  • Web browser (at minimum) ¿ Mozilla Firefox 2.0, Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0, Netscape 7.2, or Safari

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