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SqlDBM now has a new light theme

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Friendly UI for Modeling

  • Create tables quickly in very intuitive way
  • InLine editing of tables on the diagram
  • Define relationships between tables easily
  • Copy or Move columns across tables
  • Zoom In/out diagrams
Features friendly ui
SqlDBM’s user interface is specifically designed as an independent platform that is ridiculously easy to use. Any proprietary commercial softwares are unnecessary for its use - all you need is a browser. But this does not mean that SqlDBM suffers reduced utility compared to the commercial-database alternatives. The interface is richly functional and includes many abilities such as drag-and-drop elements (for example when moving a column to another table), in-and-out zoom, and modification of all database objects. Here it is, at your fingertips, a rich, on-the-spot design tool that can be used anywhere and on any browser.

Dark or Light Background Theme

  • Dark Theme: For those of us who prefer a dark background with lighter-colored text.
  • Light Theme: For those of us who prefer a lighter background with darker-colored text.
Features light and dark themes
Change your SqlDBM Background Theme to match your personal preference. Whether you prefer dark-colored text on a light-colored background or vice versa, SqlDBM now has you covered. We previously only offered a dark-colored background theme, but the option to alter or customize this was one of our users’ top feature requests.

Subject Areas

  • Create multiple Subject areas to cover different aspects of the business needs.
  • In each Subject area, user can create multiple diagrams
Features subject areas
SqlDBM now offers a unique new feature – Subject Areas. Think of them is as filters in your database. You may be interested in only a subset of your database, say only those tables created by user ‘dbo’, or only those objects with a direct relationship to the ‘Customer_Master’ table. You can create subject areas to reflect any of these scenarios.

View Modes

  • Customize your project view using modes such as: Table Names only, Keys only, Description Only etc
  • Use the different view modes for different purposes, for example one view for presentation purposes and another for design reviews
  • Add a helpful description for each view mode for better conceptual modelling and identification
Features view models
View Modes allow you to zero in and limit what you are currently viewing to only objects of interest. For example, you may want to simplify and view only the tables in your database, without any visual ‘clutter’ of columns, indexes, keys and so on. To do this, simply click View Modes and select the ‘Table’ view mode, also accessible via the keyboard shortcut Ctrl+1. Other available view modes are Pk/Ak (to view only Primary and Alternate keys), Columns (to view all columns in all tables) and Notes (to view all notes previously created).

Share Projects

  • Easily share projects and versions of each project with other users
  • Use shared projects for presentations or database design reviews
  • Share projects for documentation purposes
Features share projects

Quickly create and share projects with other users in your team. Organizing your work into projects is great when you have to include a group of users who need to be readily able to view and give input on a presentation, hold a database design review meeting, or even create documentation.

When you click Share Link, a URL is created which you can simply copy and send to other team members so they can navigate directly to the project. If your project is not saved, SqlDBM first prompts you to do so before creating a share link.


  • SqlDBM automatically creates a new version of your project upon every 'Save'
  • You can roll back to any version at any time
  • All versions are saved in the cloud, giving you the flexibility to open any version anywhere
  • You can create custom labels for any version
Features Subject Revisions

When working on your SqlDBM project, every time you click ‘Save’, a new version of your project is automatically created. Made some inadvertent changes and need to revert to a previous version of your project? Easy - just navigate to the list of versions, numbered by timestamp, and roll back to whichever version you want

All versions are stored in the cloud for security and quick and easy retrieval. And you can create your own custom labels or descriptors for any version or revision, say “New Sales Structure, created 12-25-2017, to be rolled out Q1 2018”.