[Balug-talk] Re: Windows to Linux application look-up table
Karsten M. Self
kmself at ix.netcom.com
Fri Jun 13 11:45:03 PDT 2003
on Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 04:32:39PM -0700, David Fetter (david at fetter.org) wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 12, 2003 at 04:19:34PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> > Quoting David Fetter (david at fetter.org):
> > > PostgreSQL "equivalent" to Access? What have they been smoking?!?
> > Indeed. I've just added several entries that _are_ in the same
> > application category, and suggested to them that they remove MySQL
> > and PostgreSQL as plainly being nothing at all like MS-Access.
> > (I also asked that they reverse my addition of Rekall to that
> > category, which I did a bit too quickly before remembering that they
> > were listing open-source programs only.)
> > Overall, I find efforts like CHLUG's a bit questionable, because
> > they encourage the "build a substitute MS-Windows" mindset. Linux
> > has never been good at being an imitation MS-Windows; the best
> > imitation of MS-Windows will always be, obviously, itself. People
> > who think of Linux in those terms will be slow to appreciate Linux
> > for what it _actually_ does well.
> Indeedly-do. I'd love to see some an app for Linux like ER-Studio,
For these two, how about TOAD (proprietary) or TORA (free)
...though they seem to lack the ERD output capability you're looking
> or Visio,
Though Visio can be a useful diagramming tool, I'd exclude it from
consideration for ERDs as (absent specific "integrated" plugins) that's
a manual process. Or so I understand.
Hmm. How about Data Architect, from The Kompany?
This seems to support at least a subset of ERD generation. Pricing
appears reasonable at $40.
Karsten M. Self <kmself at ix.netcom.com> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
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