When comparing ERBuilder vs Rise, the Slant community recommends ERBuilder for most people. In the question“What are the best relational database design and modelling tools?” ERBuilder is ranked 2nd while Rise is ranked 11th.
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Pro Ease of use
Only 8 Mb install size.
Pro Supports many databases
Pro Not limited
The free version does not seem limited (for personal use).
Pro ER Builder is aasy to use and a complete modeling tool
Very interesting tool, powerful and easy to use. Can do reverse and forward engineering, generate SQL script, and more.
Pro Import database
Import from SQL Server, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, DB2.
Pro Code generators
Code generators for C#, PHP, SOAP web services.
Pro Multi database
Support for popular databases like PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server.
Pro Visual Studio extension
A Visual Studio extension is available (14 days trial version).