Reverse engineering an existing database
ERBuilder data modeler
allows you to reverse engineer an existing database to create a new
model. You have the ability to reverse engineer a local or a remote
engineer an existing database:
Select “File | Reverse Engineer” from the main
In the “Reverse Engineering” dialog box, select a local or remote
connection and click on “Next”. You can also create a
new connection by clicking the “new connection” button (see
next step, select the items to be imported (Tables, Views,
Procedures and Sequences), then click on
In the console below, the process will
display a notification regarding the success or failure of the
database items import.
Tables and relationships are positioned on the diagram.
Professional and Enterprise Editions