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Data Modeling Made Simple with CA ERwin Data Modeler r8 by Steve Hoberman, Donna Burbank

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An easy way to merge information from one model to another is using the Complete Compare tool within CA ERwin Data Modeler. Complete Compare allows you to compare your data model with another data model, a DDL file, or a physical database. It discovers differences between the compared models, files, or databases, and allows you to selectively synchronize or merge objects between them. To invoke the Complete Compare tool, select Actions|Complete Compare from the Main Menu. The Complete Compare Wizard appears, with the Left Model Selection panel open, as shown in Figure 19.25.

Figure 19.25 Complete Compare Wizard - Left Model Selection

The terms ‘Left Model’ and ‘Right Model’ are arbitrary designations for the two models (or scripts ...

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