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Re: Automatic datamodel generation possible?

From: Dan Star <danstar_at_engman-taylor.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 10:34:35 -0500
Message-ID: <3ae59d41$0$42878$272ea4a1@news.execpc.com>

Lennart Jonsson wrote:
>
> You might also want to check out Erwin or PowerDesigner
>
> (http://www.cai.com/products/alm/erwin.htm)
> (http://www.sybase.com/products/powerdesigner/)
>
> I know there is an evaluation version to download for Erwin, and perhaps there
> is for powerdesigner as well?
>
> /Lennart
>
> In article <9bqqkl$j2t$1_at_bob.news.rcn.net>, Steve Long says...
> >
> >have a look a Microsoft Visio 2000. if the database is ODBC compliant,
> >Visio can reverse engineer a database.

I believe Visio uses ORM (Object Role Modeling; subsumed the InfoModeler product) which is very expressive. I wonder why ORM has never really caught on.

Dan

> >
> >"Jeroen Barendregt" <f.barendregt_at_chello.nl> wrote in message
> >news:B6EE8CF9.97B%f.barendregt_at_chello.nl...
> >> Mailen naar newsgroup comp.databases
> >>
> >> Hi all,
> >>
> >> Currently I am doing research on redocumentation software as a solution to
> >> unlock AS400 databases and get insight in the underlying datamodel.
> >>
> >> When AS400 databases are not properly documented it requires in depth
> >> analysis to uncover the underlying datamodel.
> >>
> >> I wonder if there is any software available with which this can be
> >> accomplished (semi-) automatically. Does anybody know these tools exist?
> >>
> >> I hope you can help me with this; thanx in advance.
> >>
> >> Jeroen
> >>
> >> (F.barendregt_at_chello.nl)
> >>
> >
> >
Received on Tue Apr 24 2001 - 10:34:35 CDT

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