DB Reverse

Easiest way to import database tables into Astah, and auto-generate ER Diagrams with imported tables quickly.


Compatible with
Astah Professional 6.6.4 or later
Latest Version
1.0.8 (Updated: July 18, 2017)
No technical support is provided.


How to Install

  1. Download the Plug-in file.
  2. After the download is complete, drag the downloaded .jar file to an open instance of Astah. A pop-up will appear asking you to confirm installation, choose [Yes]. If the pop-up below opens, restart Astah.
  3. If the [DB Reverse] option is added under [Tools], installation is complete!


How to Use

  1. Go to [Tools] – [DB Reverse].
  2. [DB Reverse] window opens. Configure the information to connect to a specific Database and then click [Connect].
    A JDBC driver is required. If you don’t have one, download the JDBC driver that fits your requirements.

    Options under Connect using:

Others [get schema] Imports table information by schema
Others [set category] Imports table information by category


Example: How to enter when connecting HSQLDB

URL jdbc:hsqldb:hsql://localhost
User sa
Password xxxxx
JDBC Driver org.hsqldb.jdbcDriver
Driver path C:\hsqldb-2.2.5\hsqldb\lib\hsqldb.jar


Example: How to enter when connecting SQLServer

URL jdbc:sqlserver://localhost:1433/database name
User xxxxx
Password xxxxx
JDBC Driver com.microsoft.sqlserver.jdbc.SQLServerDriver
Driver path C:\xxx\sqljdbc42.jar


Table models will be imported. To generate an ER Diagram from the imported models, click [Auto Create ER Diagram] on the package’s pop-up menu.


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Version Update Compatible with Download
1.0.7 2016.10.13 Version 6.6.4 or later
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