erwin Data Modeler

erwin Data Modeler

erwin Data Modeler by Quest is an award-winning data modeling tool used to find, visualize, design, deploy and standardize high-quality enterprise data assets. Discover and document any data from anywhere for consistency, clarity and artifact reuse across large-scale data integration, master data management, metadata management, Big Data, business intelligence and analytics initiatives – all while supporting data governance and intelligence efforts.

Part of the erwin EDGE Ecosystem

One of the most compelling use cases for erwin Data Modeler lies in its connection to the increasingly important and evolving realm of data governance. erwin Data Modeler integrates with erwin Evolve and erwin Data Intelligence software. With these unified capabilities, the erwin EDGE enables every enterprise stakeholder – enterprise architect, business analyst, developer, chief data officer, risk manager, and CEO – to discover, understand, govern and socialize data assets to realize greater value while mitigating data-related risks. Data makes the world go round, which makes it everyone’s business, not just IT. So ensuring it’s integrated, activated and well-governed is the smart way to approach risk management/regulatory compliance, agile innovation and business transformation.

Why Data Modeling is Better With erwin?

erwin Data Modeler has been the most trusted name in data modeling for more than 30 years, the gold standard used by 220,000 data modelers across the globe. 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.

  • Modern, customizable modeling environment
    Automate complex and time-consuming tasks for more effective database design, standardization, deployment and maintenance across all your database platforms. Visualize complex business and technical data structures, automatically generating data models in a single, intuitive interface.
  • Model and database comparisons
    The Complete Compare facility, with Quick Compare templates, automates bidirectional synchronization of models, scripts and databases; compares one item with another; displays any differences and permits selective updates, generating ALTER scripts when necessary.
  • Data catalog and business glossary integration
    erwin Data Modeler 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 can be harvested automatically and then ingested into our data catalog and business glossary.
  • Breadth of DBMS integrations and metadata bridges
    Translate the technical format of the major cloud and on-premises database platforms into highly graphical models rich in metadata, thanks to built-in interfaces. erwin Data Modeler also provides out-of-the-box bridges for metadata exchange and transformation from other modeling environments, data management platforms and metadata exchange formats.
  • Roundtrip engineering
    Forward- and reverse-engineering of database code and model exchange ensures efficiency, effectiveness and consistency in designing, standardizing, deploying and documenting data structures for comprehensive enterprise database management.

Benefits of erwin Data Modeler

erwin data models reduce complexity, making it easier to design, deploy and understand data sources to meet business needs. erwin Data Modeler also automates and standardizes model design tasks, including complex queries, to improve business alignment, ensure data integrity and simplify integration.

Visualization of Any Data From Anywhere

See structured or unstructured enterprise data regardless of location – in a relational or NoSQL database, a data warehouse, whether on-premises or in the cloud – within a single interface.

Centralized Model Development & Management

An integrated view of conceptual, logical and physical data models helps business and technical stakeholders understand data structures and meaning.

Agile Application Development

Consolidate and build applications with hybrid architectures, including traditional, NoSQL and Big Data, in the cloud and on-premises.

Reduced Risks and Costs

Automation and standardization of data definitions and structures reduces risks and costs, plus you can test changes and new applications before they go into production.

Automated Data Model & Database Schema Gneration

Automatically generate data models and database designs to increase efficiency and reduce errors.

Data Literacy, Collaboration & Accountability

Improve data intelligence and decision-making across the enterprise by maximizing the ability of stakeholders to use, understand and trust relevant data.

Increased Data Quality

By using data models to define and deploy enterprise data standards, you’ll realize more consistency and higher quality in data management.

Successful Coud Adoption

Automated schema engineering and deployment accelerates and ensures successful adoption of cloud platforms, like Snowflake and Microsoft Azure, including auto documenting existing schema into reusable models.

erwin Data Modeler Versions

erwin Data Modeler provides logical and physical modeling and schema engineering for relational, NoSQL and Big Data databases, data warehouses and data lakes. erwin Data Modeler is available in several versions with additional options to help customers improve the quality and agility of their data capabilities.

erwin Data Modeler is available in several versions with additional options to improve the quality and agility of data capabilities. It offers a modern and customizable modeling environment, support for all major and emerging DBMS platforms including Azure Synapse, Couchbase, Cassandra, MongoDB, Snowflake and MariaDB; auto harvesting of data models and naming standards for ingestion into the erwin Data Intelligence Suite by Quest; and other time-saving automation tasks.

Standard Edition

Includes reusable standards such as model templates, domains, automation macros, naming and datatype standards, and the widest range of model integration and interoperability bridges.

Workgroup Edition

Extends data modeling capabilities with a centralized model management repository, collaborative modeling with conflict resolution, and change management with auditing.

Navigator Edition

Helps organizations collaborate by providing a wide range of roles with read-only access to erwin data models and metadata.

Safyr Option

Extracts and converts data from ERP, CRM and other enterprise applications for accurate modeling and analysis, plus consolidates duplicate systems.

Web Portal

Enables self-service access to visualizations and detailed metadata within erwin data models to encourage stakeholder collaboration and increase data literacy.

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