GPL (free) – fabFORCE – Windows, Linux

DBDesigner is a visual database design system that integrates database design, modeling, creation and maintenance into a single, seamless environment. It combines a simple and clear user interface and professional features to offer the most efficient way to handle your databases.

DBDesigner compares to products like Oracle’s Designer, IBM’s Rational Rose, Computer Associates’s ERwin and theKompany’s DataArchitect but is an Open Source Project available for Microsoft Windows 2k/XP and Linux KDE/Gnome. It is release under the GPL.

DBDesigner is developed and optimized for the open source MySQL-Database to support MySQL users with a powerful and free available design tool. All MySQL specific features have been built in to offer the most convenient way to design and keep control of your MySQL-Databases. The source code of the DBDesigner 4 is available here.

Here are some key features of DBDesigner:
· User Interfaced based on industry standard layouting software
· Canvas navigation similar to Adobe Illustrator? and Photoshop
· Palettes (docked / floating) including “Bird Eyes view”
· Available objects include tables, realtions, labels, regions, images
· Extensive Drag’n’drop support
· Extensive Popup-Menu support
· Advanced Editors
· UNLIMITED Undo-/Redo- functions
· Copy-/Cut-/Paste clipboard functions (XML, DDL)
· Align functions
· Design Mode / Query Mode
· Reverse engineering MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL and any ODBC databases
· Userdefined schema-generation
· Model-To-Database syncronisation
· Index support
· Automatic foreign key placement
· Weak entity support
· Standard Inserts storing and sync
· Full documentation capabilities
· Advanced model printing
· Output as image
· All MySQL datatypes with all options
· User defined datatypes
· Database storage, ability to save model within database
· Network-/Multiuser access through database storage
· Version control
· SQL Query Builder
· SQL Command History
· SQL Command storage within model
· Plugin interface

· Pentium 400 MHz
· 128 MB Ram
· 10 MB Harddisk space

Download DBDesigner for Windows and Linux

Posted on March 13, 2009 at 10:06 pm by Fugazi · Permalink
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