CA ERwin Safyr Option extracts metadata from a variety of ERP applications. It enables you to translate the often-challenging naming conventions these system use into more user-friendly values, allowing modelers to search, browse and subset this metadata prior to creating CA ERwin data models.
CA ERwin Safyr Option provides a comprehensive and accurate inventory of the data structures in ERP systems. This inventory helps with data integration efforts, reduces troublesome duplication, and keeps control of changes made from the standard system.
Using automatic reverse engineering capabilities, you can easily explore metadata from enterprise applications without the need for specialist application knowledge or interpretation. This automated extraction can save substantial time and money in extracting metadata and reduce dependence on application providers.
Relationship mapping and navigation
See how tables are related to each other or the ERP application, as well as which tables have 'parent' and 'child' relationships. Easily navigate through the data structures and leverage these relationships to create and manage subsets of metadata that can be loaded into CA ERwin Data Modeler.
Search and browsing
CA ERwin Safyr Option provide a comprehensive and easy-to-use metadata discovery and browsing environment. This interface provides capabilities such as: keyword search, object filtering, metadata drill-down and drill-across, hierarchical navigation, automated inference of undefined relationships and generation of ERP application statistics.