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Toad Data Modeler 6.2 - Installation Guide

Installation Guide


Installation Guide > Introduction

Open and unzip the installation package that contains:

  • Installation file (MSI)
  • Installation Guide file (PDF)
  • Installation Guide file (PDF)

Before Installation:

  1. Starting with Toad Data Modeler 5.4, all databases are now installed with the application. You can enable/disable them after installation in the application itself.
  2. To install Toad Data Modeler successfully, Administrator privileges are necessary.
  3. Toad Data Modeler supports side-by-side installation.
  • Upgrade – New version of Toad Data Modeler is installed to the same folder where the previous version was installed.
  • Side-by-side Installation - New version of Toad Data Modeler is installed to another location.
  1. Limitations of trial version: 30 - day trial period and multiple features limited to a maximum of 25 entities.
  2. Do NOT open and resave models originally created in a developmentally higher version of Toad Data Modeler (e.g. in v. 5.2.x) in lower version of Toad Data Modeler (e.g. in v. 5.0.5).
  3. Version 5.2 contains new system of relationship lines. Models created in version 5.1 and lower are automatically converted to the newer format. Backup your models prior to opening them in version 5.2 or newer.
  4. Do NOT install commercial version to BETA version folders. BETA uses different folders for configuration files and other default directories than Toad Data Modeler Commercial version. You can install and use both versions on one computer. However, Do NOT install commercial version to BETA version folders.
  5. Import and export of settings between Toad Data Modeler versions is possible (see Settings Menu | Options | Import and Export buttons.)

Freeware Version Information

Installation Guide > Freeware Version Information

Freeware version of Toad® Data Modeler does not require licensing.

It is valid for 360 days since the first run or expires on September 13, 2017.

Functionality Restrictions

Freeware version of Toad Data Modeler has the following restrictions:

  • Save Model – You can save a model with max 25 entities.
  • Preview - You can preview a model with max 25 entities.
  • Print – You can print a model with max 25 entities.
  • Export to Graphic File – You can export a model with max 25 entities to graphic file.
  • Alter Report – You can generate alter report for a model with max 25 entities.
  • Report – PDF reports with watermark are limited to a maximum of 25 entities. Number of reported other objects is not limited. HTML and RTF reports cannot be generated.
  • XSL Transformation Report – You can generate the XSL Transformation report only for first 25 entities of the model. Other objects (procedures, functions etc.) don’t have any limitation.
  • SQL/DDL Script Generation – You can generate SQL/DDL script only for first 25 entities of the model. Other objects (procedures, functions etc.) don’t have any limitation.
  • Change Script Generation – This feature is not available at all.
  • Reverse Engineering - Reversing database schema is limited to 25 entities. Other objects have no limitation.
  • Undo - Only one step back is available in Freeware version.

System Requirements

Installation Guide > System Requirements

Before installing Toad Data Modeler, ensure that your system meets the following minimum hardware and software requirements.

  Minimal Requirements Optimal
Memory 1 GB 4 GB
Hard Disk Space 400 MB 1 GB
Operating System

Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8.1 PRO (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows 8 PRO (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2012 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 (64-bit)
Microsoft Windows Server 2008 (32-bit or 64-bit)*
Microsoft Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit) *
Microsoft Windows Vista (32-bit or 64-bit) *

*For Toad Data Modeler 64-bit version, only 64-bit version of the operating system can be used.

Note: Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 is required on first application start.

Review the following information about Toad Data Modeler supported databases:

Database Server
  • IBM® DB2® z/OS® 9, 10, 11
  • IBM® DB2® LUW 9, 9.5, 9.7, 10.1, 10.5
  • IBM® DB2® UDB v. 8 (LUW)
  • Greenplum Database® 4.1, 4.2
  • Ingres 9.3, 10.0
  • Microsoft® Access® 2000-2003, 2007-2010
  • Microsoft® Azure® SQL Database V12
  • Microsoft® SQL Server® 2000, 2005, 2008, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • MySQL 5.0, 5.1. 5.5, 5.6, 5,.7
  • Oracle® 9i, 10g, 11g R1, 11g R2, 12c R1, 12c R2
  • PostgreSQL 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, 8.4, 9.0, 9.1, 9.2, 9.3, 9.4, 9.5
  • SQLite 3.7
  • SAP® SQL Anywhere 17
  • SAP® ASE 16.0
  • Sybase® ASE 12.5, 15, 15.7
  • Sybase® IQ 15.2
  • Sybase® SQL Anywhere 11
  • Teradata 13
  • Vertica Database 8.0
  • Other (Universal Model)
Cloud Database Server
  • Oracle databases running on Amazon EC2
  • Oracle Database as a Service
  • SQL Server running on Microsoft Azure
  • MySQL database running on Amazon RDS

Virtual Appliances

Review the following information about using Toad Data Modeler in virtual environments:

Requirement Details
Application Toad Data Modeler has been tested for Citrix support on the Citric XenApps 6.5 Server.
Desktop (VDI) Problem during print on virtual printer - The problem occurs only in case of print from local machine (all printers from local machine are visible on vWorkspace). If the virtual printer is installed on vWorkspace directly, the problem doesn't occur.
Server Oracle VM 3.0
Toad Data Modeler has been tested with VMware Server 2 running on Windows 7.

Note:Toad Data Modeler may work correctly in virtual environments other than the tested ones. In case of virtual servers, support forToad Data Modeler is provided on the basis of supported operating systems.

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