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Database Modeling in Eclipse

     

Clay is a database design tool that runs as a plug-in in the Eclipse (http://www.eclipse.org/) development environment. Clay has an intuitive user interface for graphically designing database models. Clay can also create a database model by reverse engineering an existing database. Furthermore, Clay generates the SQL (DDL) code appropriate for your database.

Clay Core Features

  • Intuitive user interface - flat learning curve.
  • Graphically design database models. Drag and drop tables and foreign key connections anywhere in the model.
  • Dedicated editors for Schemas, Tables, Indexes, Unique Keys, and Foreign Keys.
  • Reverse engineer existing databases using JDBC.
  • User-configurable SQL script generation. Generates the DDL script appropriate for your database.
  • Self-document your database: save remarks in your database with the COMMENT ON syntax (if supported by your SQL dialect).
  • Open source SQL dialects supported: HSQLDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird, ANSI SQL-92, SAP DB, McKoi.
  • Switch SQL dialects whenever you want.
  • Auto-validate your database model. Locate the problem source by double-clicking on a error message.
  • Dynamically updated outline view.
  • Thumbnail outline view for navigating large database models.
  • Zoom support for large database models.
  • Align database tables vertically or horizontally.
  • Switch between supported languages, English and Japanese, without restarting.

For more information:

http://www.azzurri.jp/en/software/clay/index.jsp

 

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Posted on: April 18, 2011

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