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Toad Data Modeler 6.3 - User Guide

Introduction User Interface Models and Model Objects
Physical Data Model
About Physical Data Modeling Benefits of Physical Data Model Entity Relationship Diagram Objects Basic Database Design Advanced Database Design
Universal Data Model Logical Data Model Working with Model Objects Model Properties Model Statistics
Features and Tools
Application Variables Export/Import DDL Script Generation Graphics Model Actions Print Projects Reports Reverse Engineering Scripting and Customization SQL Templates Tips and Tricks Toad for Oracle Integration Toad Intelligence Central (TIC) Integration Tools Version Control
Options and Configuration Databases
Supported Databases Connection Types by Database DB2 UDB v. 8 (LUW) DB2 v. 9 (LUW) DB2 v. 9.5 (LUW) DB2 v. 9.7 (LUW) DB2 v. 10.1 (LUW) DB2 v. 10.5 (LUW) DB2 z/OS v. 9 DB2 z/OS v.10 DB2 z/OS v. 11 Greenplum 4.1 Greenplum 4.2 Ingres 9.3 Ingres 10.0 Microsoft Access 2000/2002/2003 Microsoft Access 2007/2010 Microsoft Azure SQL Database Microsoft Azure SQL Database V12 Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Microsoft SQL Server 2005 Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Microsoft SQL Server 2016 MySQL 5.0 MySQL 5.1 MySQL 5.5 MySQL 5.6 MySQL 5.7 Oracle 9i Oracle 10g Oracle 11g Release 1 Oracle 11g Release 2 Oracle 12c Release 1 Oracle 12c Release 2 PostgreSQL 8.1 PostgreSQL 8.2 PostgreSQL 8.3 PostgreSQL 8.4 PostgreSQL 9.0 PostgreSQL 9.1 PostgreSQL 9.2 PostgreSQL 9.3 PostgreSQL 9.4 PostgreSQL 9.5 SQLite 3.7 Sybase ASE 12.5 Sybase ASE 15 Sybase ASE 15.5 Sybase ASE 15.7 SAP ASE 16.0 Sybase IQ 15.2 Sybase SQL Anywhere 11 SAP SQL Anywhere 17 Teradata 13 Vertica Database 8.0
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Script Generating

Databases > Microsoft SQL Server 2012 > Script Generating


Note: To generate the table, column descriptions for SQL Server db in Toad Data Modeler, schema/owner has to be defined. Please see the Entity Properties form | General tab and from the Schema box select a schema or click the icon on the right to open the Schema dialog and define a new schema, then select it for the entity.

Microsoft SQL Server 2014

Reverse Engineering

Databases > Microsoft SQL Server 2014 > Reverse Engineering

See Reverse Engineering - Microsoft SQL Server 2000 for more information.


  • To load Data Compression defined in index during reverse engineering, it is necessary to select the Load Index Options  checkbox (it is selected by default) on page Options.
  • Load Permissions - Only permissions to views, tables, columns and functions are loaded during reverse engineering. Permissions to users, schemas and user groups are not loaded (they can be only generated in SQL script.)
  • Comments on views and their columns are reversed. Comments on views are stored in the View Properties dialog | Description tab. Comments on view columns are loaded to View Properties dialog  | After Script tab (if you want to create them during model creation, you need to enter them manually - and in this form: --comment and/or /*comment*/.


Databases > Microsoft SQL Server 2014 > Specifics


  • New option to define Table as Memory Optimized using the new checkbox in General tab in Entity Properties.
  • New option to select Durability. Only active when Memory Optimized is checked


  • New options available for indexes of Memory Optimized tables in Index | General - Hash Index and Bucket Count (only available with checked Hash Index

  • New option available in Index | Index Options - Statistics Incremental

  • Added new tabs Selective XML and Selective Secondary XML
  • New Index types available in Index | General | Type of Index - Columnstore, Selective XML, Secondary Selective XML

Note:Choosing Columnstore type changes the choices available in Compression Type and Compression Type for Partition combo boxes in Data Compression tab. The specific options for Columnstore type are: COLUMNSTORE and COLUMNSTORE_ARCHIVE.

Note:You can now set Index as Clustered Columnstore by choosing Columnstore Index type and checking the Clustered checkbox.


  • New options available for keys of Memory Optimized tables in Key | General - Hash Index and Bucket Count (only available with checked Hash Index

  • New option available in Key | Index Options - Statistics Incremental


    • New Type of Stored Procedure available in Stored Procedure Properties | General - Natively Compiled Stored Procedure

    User Data Type

    • New option to define User Data Type as Memory Optimized (User Data Type Properties | General), User Data Type has to be of TABLE type
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