Subject RE: [firebird-support] Database model tool (UML)
Author Ikka Vertika (CBN)
Can we use Rational Rose (and friends) ?

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Bob Murdoch [mailto:ram5@...]
>Sent: Wednesday, March 24, 2004 2:48 AM
>Subject: Re: [firebird-support] Database model tool (UML)
>At 3/23/2004 11:46 AM, you wrote:
>>For larger project we will need to create UML diagrams including data
>>model diagrams (however, we use FireBird as database server) and I'm
>>looking for any useful UML tool, which will be capable of importing
>>actual database structure (including metadata and descriptions) and
>>synchronize on changes (changes will be probably made in db first).
>>1) Does anyone use such a tool with FireBird and can advise or
>>2) does exist any (mature) database modeling tool in which I
>can import
>>database structure from FireBird database and export it in XML?
>You might try Powerdesigner from Sybase. It will do a decent job of
>reverse engineering, at least tables/pk's/fk's, not sure about
>If you go that route, I've got a customized dbms defnition for
>IB/FB that
>I'd be happy to share.
>Bob M..