In this blog post, we will show you how easy it is to connect to MySQL and PostgreSQL via ODBC.
As you are aware we can reverse engineer databases natively with
- SQL Server
- Sybase ASE
- Azure SQLDB and
However, there are still databases out there that need to be reverse engineered.
Why do you need to reverse Engineer MySQL / PostgreSQL?
- Ability to gather the database design
- Remodel the database
- Push the changes back to the database
What you will need
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If you want to reverse one of the core products you can get a single platform license specifically for that product. Check with us which products are offered on this basis.
For the others we offer a multi platform license which include a wide range of products. Again check with us what we are currently supporting.
MySQL and PostgreSQL ODBC Drivers
They can be downloaded from the respective of vendor's websites.
- Setup the ODBC Data Source for either the data sources
- Configure the Data source from the article link
- Follow these steps to reverse engineer the database
- And you should be done.
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