SAP PowerDesigner Alternatives for Linux

    SAP PowerDesigner is not available for Linux but there are plenty of alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The best Linux alternative is Skipper. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try pgModeler or SQL Developer Data Modeler. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked more than 10 alternatives to SAP PowerDesigner and 11 are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to SAP PowerDesigner are DbSchema (Paid), SQL Power Architect (Free Personal, Open Source), Aqua Data Studio (Paid) and Vertabelo (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 19, 2020

    1. Skipper, previously ORM Designer, is a visualization tool and a code generator for favourite ORM frameworks (Doctrine ORM, Doctrine2 ORM, Propel ORM and CakePHP).
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      Most users think Skipper is a great alternative to SAP PowerDesigner.
      Limited to ORM not suited for relational database design
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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    2. DbSchema is a visual database design & management tool. It can connect to any SQL, NoSQL or Cloud database via JDBC drivers. The tool includes features such as Relational Data Browse, Visual Query Builder, Interactive Layouts, Data Generator and more.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      pgModeler is an open source tool for modeling databases that merges the classical concepts of entity-relationship diagrams with specific features that only PostgreSQL implements. Built over Qt framework, pgModeler can be compiled under Windows, Linux and macOS.
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    3. Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler is a free graphical tool that simplifies data modeling tasks. Using Oracle SQL Developer Data Modeler users can create, browse and edit, logical, relational, physical, multi-dimensional, and data type models.
      Most users think SQL Developer Data Modeler is a great alternative to SAP PowerDesigner.
    4. The SQL Power Architect data modeling tool was created by data warehouse designers and has many unique features geared specifically for the data warehouse architect.
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    5. Aqua Data Studio is productivity software for Database Developers, DBAs, and Analysts. It allows you to develop, access, manage, and visually analyze data.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • Google Chrome
      • Safari
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
      Online tool for visual database design. This one web application support seven major database engines: PostgreSQL, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, SQLite, Oracle 11g, IBM DB2 and HSQLDB.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      • Linux
      DBDesigner 4 is a visual database design system that integrates database design, modeling, creation and maintenance into a single, seamless environment.

      Discontinued

      Replaced by MySQL Workbench . Last version, 4.0.5.6, and the source code are still available for download on the official website.

    6. The MicroOLAP Database Designer for PostgreSQL is an comprehensive CASE tool with intuitive graphical interface allowing you to build a clear and effective database structure visually, see the complete picture (diagram) representing all the tables, references between...
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    7. DbWrench is a multi-vendor, multi-platform database design and synchronization software.
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