Reverse Engineering and Import Overview

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With Database Designer for MySQL you can extract database tables, attributes, relationships, indexes, triggers, views and other objects from existing databases.

Database Designer for MySQL supports a number of different communication methods: direct connection to MySQL database, ADO/ODBC support. This enables you import different objects from multiple databases.

Examine these import facilities:

Reverse Engineering MySQL Database. You can connect to MySQL database directly and reverse engineer its objects.
Import from Access Database. This tool allows you to import tables, attributes, relationships, indexes to your diagram from Microsoft Access database file.
Universal Reverse Engineering. Use this tool to reverse engineer/import the structure of various databases. It allows you to reverse engineer the following databases: Sybase ASE and ASA, Oracle, Informix, MSSQL, DB2, DBF and many others that accessible by OLEDB/ADO or ODBC.