DB Visual ARCHITECT 4.0 Released

Hong Kong - Dec. 4, 2006 - Visual Paradigm International Limited today announced the release of DB Visual ARCHITECT (DB-VA) 4.0.

Version 4.0 is a significant step in delivering on our vision to provide a scalable platform to work with a complex and huge model. New persistent architecture inside DB-VA 4.0 greatly improve speed and memory usage in handling middle to large scale project both in local and teamwork environment. A new module called Shape Editor is also introduced in version 4.0. Shape Editor is a completely new, highly intuitive shape creation and editing tool. Shape Editor enables creative professionals to quickly create, edit and reuse attractive shapes without training. Shapes designed in Shape Editor can be incorporated into all types of diagram through stencil pane.

Pricing and Availability

The DB-VA 4.0 will be available through the Visual Paradigm online shop (https://www.visual-paradigm.com/shop/) and Visual Paradigm resellers (https://www.visual-paradigm.com/shop/authorizedresellers.jsp) beginning today. DB-VA 4.0 is available in both single seat (developer based) license and floating license. Single seat license is available from US $399.00 (Java Edition) to US $699.00 (Professional Edition) or US $478.50 to US $838.50 with 1 year maintenance contract. Floating license is available from US $518.50 to US $908.50 or US $622.00 to US $1090.00 with 1 year maintenance contract. Both minor and major version upgrade are covered by the maintenance contract.


DB-VA is an Object-Relational Mapping (ORM) tool for rapid database applications development. DB-VA offers visual modeling capability for performing both logical and physical data design. DB-VA supports round-trip mapping and synchronization between object model and data model. DB-VA also generates a cost-effective, reliable, scalable and high-performance ORM layer that support transaction, cache and other optimized features for manipulating relational database records in a completely object-oriented way. DB-VA product home page is available at https://www.visual-paradigm.com/product/dbva/.

Visual Paradigm International Limited

Visual Paradigm International Limited is a leading provider of software solutions that enable organizations to develop quality applications faster, better and cheaper. Visual Paradigm is dedicated to the continuing delivery of softwares, services, and partnerships to help customers to accurately transform systems requirement into quality software solutions, with minimum risk and maximum ROI. All Visual Paradigm products are designed and developed to remove complexity, improve productivity, and compress your software development time frames.

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