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Does Power Designer accept IBM Rational Data Architect & Oracle Data Modeler’s models?

Hi crew,

I would like to know if it is possible to import models from IBM Rational Data Architect and Oracle Data Modeler into Power Designer?

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      Author's profile photo Marcelo Fiorito
      Marcelo Fiorito


      I am working now integrating RTC/RRC and PowerDesigner. And yes, its possible. But has to be with scripts via PD accessing IBM RTC REST APIs. You have to have the ability to read RDF xmls and create equivalents objects in the PD side.



      Author's profile photo George McGeachie
      George McGeachie

      Do these tools store metadata as RDF?

      Author's profile photo George McGeachie
      George McGeachie

      PoerDesigner can't import directly from those tools, but there are metadata 'bridges' available from and

      Author's profile photo Peter Blignaut
      Peter Blignaut

      Also bear in mind that the DDL generated from a physcial model can be a "lowest common denominator" method of moving the model to PowerDesigner.