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There is a confusing multitude of tools written by Esri and others (some supported, some unsupported) for designing and diagramming a geodatabase.

Here is an attempt at creating a definitive list of where to find them.

Related to What are convenient uml tools to create geodatabase models?

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Esri CASE tools with Microsoft Visio, CASE Support. Supported by Esri.

ArcGIS Geodatabase Design with UML (for 10.0). Add-in to Enterprise Architect (third party). Unsupported by Esri.

ArcGIS Diagrammer (for 9.x, 10.0, 10.1, 10.2). Visual editor (not uml). Schema and data reporting. Unsupported by Esri.

Geodatabase Diagrammer (for 9.x, 10.x) Requires Visio. Originally created by Mike Zelier. Unsupported by Esri.

X-Ray for ArcCatalog (for 10.0, 10.1, 10.2) Created by Steve Grise of Vertex3. Unsupported by Esri.

Geometric Network Configuration Manager (for 10.2) Save, edit and restore geometric network configuration. Unsupported by Esri.

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Useful list, thanks. Only suggestion I have would be to make this community wiki so it can be edited by anyone in case there are other tools or additional info about particular ones. – blah238 Feb 28 '14 at 21:28
great idea - done. – Stephen Lead Feb 28 '14 at 22:36

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