Key Features

Business and technical user interfaces:

Intuitive and contextually appropriate interfaces for different users and roles

“High Fidelity” diagram visualization:

View graphical model diagrams in various formats (including IE, IDEF and UML).

Graphical impact analysis, lineage, and “where-used” reporting:

Graphically view the inter-relationships between data elements to analyze lineage and better assess the impact of change.

Metadata reporting and export to CSV:

Easily produce targeted reports and share model contents with other analysis tools.

Metadata search and browse capability:

Drill-down capabilities allow you to see textual metadata details to uncover definitions, data structures and more.

Collaboration services:

End users can use metadata tags, comments and attachments to create a managed feedback loop between model creators and model consumers.

erwin Data Modeler integration:

Harvest file based erwin models and/or directly from erwin Data Modeler Workgroup Edition marts.

Web-based user and role management:

Manage access by user and role locally using our administration UI and/or by integrating with Enterprise Single-Sign-on (e.g. Active Directory/LDAP).

Read the full Data Sheet (PDF) for a more detailed list of features.

Operating Systems that are supported:

  • 64-bit Microsoft Windows Server 2008 or 2012
  • 64-bit Microsoft Windows 7, 8.x, 10
  • Most popular Linux/Unix 64-bit OS versions (such as Oracle Solaris, Redhat or Mac OS)

erwin Web Portal supports the following database environments for its repository:

  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 to 2014 (64-bit recommended)
  • Oracle 11g to 12c (64-bit recommended)
  • PostgreSQL 9.4 or newer (64-bit recommended)

Web browsers supported:

  • Microsoft Internet Explorer v10 or newer
  • Mozilla Firefox v30 or newer
  • Google Chrome v30 or newer
  • Apple Safari v6 or newer

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