Why Data Modeling with erwin?
erwin DM has been the most trusted name in data modeling for more than 30 years. The world’s top financial services, healthcare, critical infrastructure and technology companies, including those on the Fortune 500, use the erwin modeling tool. In today’s data-driven enterprise, its benefits have expanded to a wide range of architects, business analysts and data administrators to support their strategic initiatives. These are some of erwin DM’s unique advantages:
Modern, Customizable Modeling Environment
Automate complex and time-consuming tasks for more effective database design, standardization, deployment and maintenance. Visualize complex business and technical data structures, automatically generating data models in a single, intuitive interface.
Breadth of DBMS Integrations & Metadata Bridges
Translate the technical format of the major database platforms into highly graphical models rich in metadata, thanks to built-in interfaces. erwin DM also provides out-of-the-box bridges for metadata exchange and transformation from other modeling environments, data management platforms and metadata exchange formats.
Model & Database Comparisons
The Complete Compare facility, with Quick Compare templates, automates bidirectional synchronization of models, scripts and databases; compares one item with the other; displays any differences, and permits selective updates, generating ALTER scripts when necessary.
Forward- and reverse-engineering of database code, integration with erwin DM NoSQL, and model exchange ensures efficiency, effectiveness and consistency in designing, standardizing, deploying and documenting data structures for comprehensive enterprise database management.
Data Catalog & Business Glossary Integration
erwin DM is an essential source of and one of the best ways to view metadata. It’s a critical enabler of data governance and intelligence, so metadata from erwin data models automatically can be harvested and then ingested into our data catalog and business glossary.