Share on Google+Share on Google+

Database Modeling in Eclipse

This page discusses - Database Modeling in Eclipse

Database Modeling in Eclipse


Clay is a database design tool that runs as a plug-in in the Eclipse ( development environment. Clay has an intuitive user interface for graphically designing database models. Clay can also create a database model by reverse engineering an existing database. Furthermore, Clay generates the SQL (DDL) code appropriate for your database.

Clay Core Features

  • Intuitive user interface - flat learning curve.
  • Graphically design database models. Drag and drop tables and foreign key connections anywhere in the model.
  • Dedicated editors for Schemas, Tables, Indexes, Unique Keys, and Foreign Keys.
  • Reverse engineer existing databases using JDBC.
  • User-configurable SQL script generation. Generates the DDL script appropriate for your database.
  • Self-document your database: save remarks in your database with the COMMENT ON syntax (if supported by your SQL dialect).
  • Open source SQL dialects supported: HSQLDB, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Firebird, ANSI SQL-92, SAP DB, McKoi.
  • Switch SQL dialects whenever you want.
  • Auto-validate your database model. Locate the problem source by double-clicking on a error message.
  • Dynamically updated outline view.
  • Thumbnail outline view for navigating large database models.
  • Zoom support for large database models.
  • Align database tables vertically or horizontally.
  • Switch between supported languages, English and Japanese, without restarting.

For more information:



Posted on: April 18, 2011 If you enjoyed this post then why not add us on Google+? Add us to your Circles

Share this Tutorial Follow us on Twitter, or add us on Facebook or Google Plus to keep you updated with the recent trends of Java and other open source platforms.

Discuss: Database Modeling in Eclipse  

Post your Comment

Your Name (*) :
Your Email :
Subject (*):
Your Comment (*):
  Reload Image