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New features in SQL Power Architect

After several months of development SQL Power released a new version of the Power Architect which is now available in 2 different version, the "old" Community Edition (CE, also available on Google Code) and the brand new Enterprise Edition (EE). Today I want to give you an overview of the most exciting new functions in SQL Power Architect EE.

Central project repository & Security 
In the Enterprise Edition all projects are stored on the server and you can create users and groups and give them different access rights to the projects depending on their role.


Data Types and Domains
This is one of the most important features in the new version. Prior to version 1.0 EE you could only work with a set of standard column types that all (most databases would understand). With Data Types and Domains you are finally able to define your own type and specify how this type should be forward engineered in the different database management systems. For example the type "Numeric" …