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Re: open source ERD for postgresql database

From: Thomas Jacob <jacob(at)internet24(dot)de>
To: Anibal David Acosta <aa(at)personal(dot)net(dot)py>
Cc: 'Carol Walter' <walterc(at)indiana(dot)edu>, 'Barbara Stephenson' <barbara(at)turbocorp(dot)com>, pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: open source ERD for postgresql database
Date: 2008-09-16 09:04:15
Message-ID: 1221555855.31462.1.camel@enterprise.ims-firmen.de (view raw or flat)
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Looks interesting, how well does MICRO-OLAP support
the full range of PostgreSQL's types? Things like
"cidr" for instance.


On Mon, 2008-09-15 at 15:06 -0400, Anibal David Acosta wrote:
> MICRO-OLAP Database designer for postgres is a great tool.
> 
> 
> 
> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> [mailto:pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] En nombre de Carol Walter
> Enviado el: lunes, 15 de septiembre de 2008 02:58 p.m.
> Para: Thomas Jacob
> CC: Barbara Stephenson; pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> Asunto: Re: [ADMIN] open source ERD for postgresql database
> 
> This sort of depends on what you want to do with the ERD.  If I want  
> to document an existing system, I use Aqua Data Studio.  It's not  
> free, but it will take an existing system and draw the ERD for you  
> based on the relationships it finds in the database.  There are  
> things that I don't like about it.  It puts the tables into the ERD  
> in alpha order.  This leads to some spaghetti ERD's.  You can move  
> the tables around and then save them.  The problem is that once they  
> are saved, it's an image and you can't move them anymore.  If you  
> recreate the ERD you have to begin again to move the tables around.   
> Another tool that some people like, but that I haven't used is called  
> SQL-EZ.  It's cost is trivial.
> 
> Carol
> 
> On Sep 12, 2008, at 10:24 AM, Thomas Jacob wrote:
> 
> > I've been using GNU ferret for a while, it's OK
> > for simple tasks, and can produce table graphs and
> > even output rudimentary PostgreSQL DDL in Version 0.6,
> > but it doesn't support PostgreSQL's full range of types yet
> > and the handling is somewhat awkward.
> >
> > Version 0.7 looks much more promising, at least from
> > the screen shots, but that hasn't been release yet:
> >
> > http://www.gnuferret.org/
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, 2008-09-12 at 09:59 -0400, Barbara Stephenson wrote:
> >> I would like to use an ERD tool for postgres and it be open  
> >> source.  Any
> >> suggestions?
> >> -- 
> >> Regards,
> >>
> >> Barbara Stephenson
> >> EDI Specialist/Programmer
> >> Turbo, division of Ozburn-Hessey Logistics
> >> 2251 Jesse Jewell Pkwy NE
> >> Gainesville, GA  30507
> >> tel: (678)989-3020 fax: (404)935-6171
> >> barbara(at)turbocorp(dot)com
> >> www.ohlogistics.com
> >>
> 
> 


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