This page discusses - Database Modeling in Eclipse
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
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
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
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
Align database tables vertically or
Switch between supported languages,
English and Japanese, without restarting.