Frequently Asked Questions

1Which database management systems (DBMS) are supported by ERBuilder?

Oracle, MS SQL Server, PostgreSQL, MySql, MariaDB, SQLite and Firebird, Microsoft Azure SQL database, Amazon Redshift

2Are the DBMS included in ERBuilder?

No.

3Which are the supported versions of DBMS?

FireBird (2 and 3), Oracle (9, 10 , 11, 12, 18), MS SQL Server (2008, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017), MySQL (3, 4, 5, 8) and PostgreSQL (9, 10, 11), SQlite, Microsoft Azure SQL database , Amazon Redshift

4Can ERBuilder generate a database?

Yes, after the data model is created, it is possible to automatically generate a script, which allows for the creation of a database.

5How do I upgrade to a new version?

Download the latest version from the download page and run the installation. You do not need to uninstall the previous version of ER/Builder.

6Which Diagram Notations are supported by ERBuilder?

ERBuilder provides the following Diagram Notations: IDEF1X, Crow's Foot, Codasyl and Relational Notations.

7Does ERBuilder support forward engineering?

Yes. ERBuilder can generate databases and Data Definition Language (DDL) scripts for Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Azure SQL Database, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, Firebird and Amazon RedShift database engines.

8Does ERBuilder support reverse engineering?

Yes. ERBuilder can import databases from Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Azure SQL Database, PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQLite, Firebird and Amazon RedShift database engines.

9What are the supported database documentation formats?

You can export the data model to an image and use it in MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint. You can also generate complete data model navigable documentation in an HTML format.

10Does ERBuilder support data dictionary generation?

Yes. You can generate complete data model navigable documentation in an HTML format.

11Is ERBuilder compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit Windows?

Yes. ERBuilder is compatible with both 32-bit and 64-bit versions of Windows.

12Does ERBuilder support Schemas, Views, Domains, Sequences, Stored Procedures and Triggers ?

Yes. ERBuilder supports all of these objects.

13Does ERBuilder support multiple schemas in one model?

Yes. ERBuilder supports multiple schemas in one model.

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