ER/Studio Family Features

ER/Studio is offered in three versions: the stand-alone Data Architect edition, the Data Architect Professional edition and also the Enterprise Team edition that provides additional capabilities for model and metadata sharing, business process modeling, cross-organizational collaboration, and an enterprise glossary. Many of these functions can also be obtained as companion products to the ER/Studio Data Architect offering. All of these editions are available in single platform or multi-platform versions.

ER/Studio Data ArchitectER/Studio Data Architect ProfessionalER/Studio Enterprise Team Edition
Modeling Environments
Data Architect (Data Modeling)      
Software Architect (UML)  
Business Architect (BPMN) Available Available  
Team Repository Connectivity
Model Repository    
Business Glossary  
Data Source Registry      
Team Server Core
Unlimited Web User Access  
Team Collaboration  
Search/Browse/Find/Publish  
Reports  
MetaWizard Import/Export Model import (subset) Model import (subset) Full import/export
ER/Studio Data Architect
Universal Mappings Map between and within conceptual, logical and physical model objects to view upstream or downstream
"Where Used" Analysis Display mapping between conceptual and logical models and their implementations across physical designs
Visual Data Lineage Visually document source/target mapping and sourcing rules for data movement across systems
Round-trip Database Support Forward and reverse engineering for multiple RDBMS and big data platforms
Advanced Compare and Merge Enable advanced, bidirectional comparisons and merges of model and database structures
ER/Studio Team Server Core
Model and Metadata Access Share and collaborate on models and metadata across the organization with unlimited web user access
Enterprise Glossary Import or create a standards-based central repository of glossaries comprising business terms
Semantic Mapping Relate business terms to critical data elements including tables, columns, entities and attributes
Inline Definitions View definitions for registered data elements or business terms in integrated data access tools and internal webpages
Centralized Reporting More than 20 out-of-the-box reports and a reporting wizard for ad hoc reports that can be exported to several formats and shared
Data Source Registry Single searchable registry of all available created or imported data sources
Team Collaboration Apply enterprise collaboration features such as activity and discussion streams, to capture and share corporate knowledge, in order to reduce time identifying and correcting expensive data quality issues
Model Repository
Concurrent Model and Object Access Allows real-time collaboration between modelers working on data models down to the model object level
Reviewing Changes and Resolving User Conflict Conflict resolution through simple and intelligent interfaces to walk users through the discovery of differences
Version Management Manages the individual histories of models and model objects to ensure incremental comparison between, and rollback to, desired diagrams
Component Sharing and Reuse Pre-defined Enterprise Data Dictionary eliminates data redundancy and enforces data element standards
Security Center Groups Streamline security administration with local or LDAP groups improving productivity and reducing errors
Business Architect
Conceptual Model Creation Supports high-level conceptual modeling using elements such as subject areas, business entities, interactions, and relationships
Process Model Creation Support for straightforward process modeling that uses standard elements such as sequences, tasks, swim lanes, start events, and gateways
Software Architect
Model Driven Architecture and Standards Supports Unified Modeling Language ™, XML Metadata Interchange (XMI ® ), Query/ Views/Transformations (QVT) and Object Constraint Language (OCL)
Model Patterns Powerful re-use facilities to jumpstart projects through predefined patterns
MetaWizard
Import bridges All editions include import capabilities from the native file formats of common modeling tools; Enterprise Team edition also includes importing from ETL and other sources
Export bridges Easily export your models using industry-standard exchange formats such as XMI, XML, and XSD; included in Enterprise Team edition

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