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DB Visual Architect 2.0 for Eclipse 3.1 Released

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Visual Paradigm is pleased to announce that DB Visual Architect 2.0 for Eclipse has been released with numerous tailored modeling and usability guaranteed to satisfy your database application development.

What is DB Visual Architect for Eclipse?
DB Visual Architect for Eclipse(DBVA-EC) is an Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) tool acting as a bridge between object model, data model and relational database. DBVA-EC automates the mapping between them supporting the synchronization and generation of code and database, which reduces the development time. DBVA-EC not only supports the latest standards of Java notations, but also the latest and full UML 2.0 diagrams and notations.
DBVA-NB generates a persistence layer between object and data models which reduces the risk of developing the persistence layer manually and helps to keep the database schema and the persistence layer consistent.

What's new in DBVA-EC 2.0?
Support of Multiple Application Server for EJB application
DBVA-EC supports the deployment of Enterprise JavaBeans on different application servers, such as JBoss, IBM WebSphere, BEA WebLogic, Oracle and JOnAs.

Enhanced Smart Resources
DBVA-NB provides Resource-Centric interface enabling the easy creation of class diagram, EJB diagram and Entity Relationship Diagram by using the valid editing resources listed around the diagram elements. Smart Resource becomes even smarter as the resources of similar nature are grouped together to minimize the number of visible resources simultaneously.

EJB Diagram Support
Users are allowed to model their remote, distributed systems by EJB Diagram using Entity Bean, Session Bean and Message-Driven Bean.

EJB Code Generation and Deployment
DBVA-EC simplifies the powerful but complicated EJB development which supports remote and distributed systems by generating beans based on the EJB model defined by user.

Enhanced Reverse Engineering a Database
DBVA-EC provides reverse engineering an existing database into entity relational model and POJO model. Reverse engineering feature in version 2.0 is enhanced by reverse engineer the database into Enterprise JavaBeans model and Enterprise JavaBeans.

Customizable SQL
DBVA-EC generates SQL statements which are ready-to-use. In some cases you may want to customize the SQL statements, DBVA-EC allows you to override the generated SQL statements whenever you want to.

Mapping One Class to Multiple Tables
DBVA-EC promotes mapping one class to multiple tables which optimizes the size of database and minimizes the number of generated classes for system implementation.

Other features
Java Source Code Generation from Database
Database Generation from UML Class Diagram
Database Generation from Entity Relationship Diagram (ERD)
Support of Multiple Databases
Entity Relationship Diagram
Java Source Code Generation from Class Diagram
Java Source Code Generation from ER Diagram
Reverse Engineering an existing Database
HTML Report Generation
PDF Report Generation
Report Writer
Integration to IDE as plug-in

Supported Database
Oracle 8i, 9i, 10g
DB2 7/8
Microsoft SQL Server 2000
HSQLDB 1.61 - 1.8
Cloudscape/Derby 10
PostgreSQL 7/8
Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise 12.5
Sybase SQL Anywhere 9
MySQL 3/4

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Free evaluation is available for 30 days. You can get an evaluation copy at and install DBVA-EC from Visual Paradigm Suite.