Welcome to ER/Studio Data Architect 20.1.x

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Thank you for using IDERA ER/Studio Data Architect, previously known as ER/Studio, the award-winning data modeling application for logical, and physical database design and construction. ER/Studio Data Architect's (ER/Studio DA) powerful, multi-level design environment addresses the everyday needs of database administrators, developers, and data architects who build and maintain large, complex database applications.

ER/Studio DA's progressive interface and processes have been logically organized to effectively address the ease-of-use issues that have plagued data modeling tools for the past decade. The application facilitates your ability to create, understand, and manage the mission-critical database designs within an enterprise. It offers strong logical design capabilities, bidirectional synchronization of logical and physical designs, automatic database construction, accurate reverse engineering of databases, and powerful HTML-based documentation and reporting facilities. Before you use ER/Studio, please read the information below.

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WHAT'S NEW in version 20.1

Adds support for Index column ordering in PostgreSQL 10.x-12.x

Allows user-defined names for the History Table in Azure SQL DB and SQL Server

Allows a user to select a region when reverse engineering in Google Big Query

Adds Data Catalog tree support for Google BigQuery nested objects

Adds options to select version for WhereScape support

Release Notes

Important Release Advisory

Important Installation Notes

Bug Fixes and Known Issues

Upgrade Instructions

Upgrading from ER/Studio Portal to Team Server

Upgrades for ER/Studio Repository Users

Upgrades for version of ER/Studio Repository prior to 2016

Additional Resources

Licensing Your IDERA Product

IDERA Product Support

IDERA Technical Support

IDERA on the Web

What's New in Version 20.1

Adds support for Index column ordering in PostgreSQL 10.x-12.x

ER/Studio Data Architect 20.1 includes support for Index column ordering in PostgreSQL 10.x to 12.x. You now can define the Sort Order for the columns. Available options are ASC for ascending order and DESC for descending order.

 

Allows user-defined names for the History Table in Azure SQL DB and SQL Server

For ER/Studio Data Architect Azure SQL DB and SQL Server users, the History Table name now is customizable. You can enter any name as long as it is not already existing in the database.

 

 

 

 

 

Allows a user to select a region when reverse engineering in Google Big Query

ER/Studio Data Architect Google BigQuery users now can select a region for their selected Datasource in both the Reverse Engineer Wizard and the Compare and Merge Utility. Note that you can select only one region. The default selected region is US.

 

Adds Data Catalog tree support for Google BigQuery nested objects

Google BigQuery nested objects now appear in the proper format in the ER/Studio Team Server Data Catalog tree. Tables appear in the top order while nested Objects appear under the Columns of the Tables in hierarchy.

 

Adds options to select version for WhereScape support

WhereScape 3D is adding a feature to check for the source application version. WhereScape users within Team Server now have an option to select the version when exporting XML from WhereScape 3D. The WhereScape Admin Settings page now includes an option to select the Output for WhereScape Versions. Users can choose from the following options:

        versions 8.6.8.0 and previous

        versions 8.6.9.0 and above (selected by default)

 

Release Notes

Important Release Advisory


To ensure compatibility with ER/Studio Repository synchronization, this version of ER/Studio Data Architect requires ER/Studio Repository (Team Server) version 19.1 or later for all Repository operations.

ER/Studio Portal is no longer supported by ER/Studio Data Architect. Most functionality formerly provided by ER/Studio Portal is now provided by ER/Studio Team Server. Users that formerly used the Repository tab to browse the portal can use a Web browser instead.

License Enforcement

When working with the Repository, all users must use the same license type. ER/Studio now enforces this by marking the Repository as an Enterprise Team Edition Repository when a user with an Enterprise Team Edition license logs in. Subsequent log in attempts by users with a non-Team Edition license will not be allowed

Important Installation Notes


Bug Fixes and known issues


For the more recent list of known issues and bug fixes in this release, see http://docwiki.embarcadero.com/ERStudioDA/201/en/Release_Notes.

Upgrade Instructions

Upgrading from ER/Studio Portal to ER/Studio Team Server


For detailed instructions on upgrading to Team Server, see Install or Upgrade Team Server and Repository.

Upgrades for ER/Studio Repository users


To use the repository with this release, you will need to be running ER/Studio Repository (Team Server) 19.0 or later.

Upgrades for version of ER/Studio Repository prior to 2016


Repository is now installed as part of Team Server. To upgrade an earlier version of Repository, please see About Team Server and Repository Upgrade.

Additional Resources

Licensing Your IDERA Product

All IDERA products include a 14-day trial period. To continue using the product without interruption, we recommend that you license it as soon as possible. For information on licensing your product, refer to the Quick Start Guide. If you have not yet purchased this product, contact [email protected].

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