ER/Studio 19.0 General Availability

We are pleased to announce the general availability (GA) of IDERA ER/Studio 19.0

ER/Studio 19.0 is a major release with some huge new features. This release connects data architects closer into the data governance initiative with improved business glossary capabilities as well as deepening support for Microsoft platforms with Azure Synapse Analytics as a new platform and improved support for SQL Server. 

ER/Studio Data Architect 19.0

Improvements to Data Architect were made in the following areas:

  • Improved business glossary support
    • Allow data architects access to business terms to map to data models. Leverage the knowledge of data architects in building a data catalog. 
  • Microsoft Azure Synapse Analytics (new platform)
    • Core platform support. Allows our clients to exploit Azure Synapse and plan migration to the cloud.
  • Microsoft SQL Server
    • Support for many features of SQL Server so that clients can utilize features of the database all in one place. Supported features include
      • Support for SQL Server 2019
      • Common table expressions in Views (CTE Views)
      • Filtered indexes
      • Column store indexes
      • Spatial indexes
      • Table and index compression
      • Temporal tables
      • Extended properties
  • PostgreSQL
    • Inheritance relationships. Convert constructs in the logical model to new features in PostgreSQL for inheritance.

Team Server/Repository 19.0

Improvements to Team Server were made in the following areas:

  • Advanced ontology support
    • Model the information of the organization used for data governance as a formal ontology allowing users to classify and find information better.
  • Graphical visualization
    • Improved user experience to navigate models

  • Business Term Harvesting
    • Kick start your data governance initiative by harvesting terms and ontological relationships from logical models.
  • Run on Azure SQL DB
    • Enable clients that are moving applications to the Azure cloud.

Business Architect 19.0

Updated Business Architect to work with the latest version of the repository.

Software Architect

There were no changes to ER/Studio Software Architect, which will retain the 18.0 version number. 

There is a video demonstrating the new features on YouTube and also in the Resource Centre. There will be a What’s New democast on June 9th.

Detailed release notes can be found in our product documentation pages:

ER/Studio Enterprise Team Edition

Individual Products:

Team Server

Data Architect

Business Architect

Software Architect

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