BDC Meta Man is the original Application Definition File creator for the Microsoft Office SharePoint
Server (MOSS) Business Data Catalog. Instead of writing hundreds or sometimes thousands of lines of
XML, You can quickly generate the XML files via a Drag & Drop user interface for many Data Sources.
BDC Meta Man is available in three different versions; Two Windows Client versions and One Web Version.
BDC Meta Man Professional Edition
• Includes all of the Features of BDC Meta Man Developer Edition.
• Allows unlimited Associations between Entities.
• Generate New Methods allowing for the customization of Finder, Specific Finder, and ID Enumerators.
• SQL Query Wizard allowing you to write your own custom query strings.
• Support for Stored Procedures, allowing for better performing queries on your Line of Business Data.
• Includes not only BDC Meta Man Support, but also Business Data Catalog support for 90 days.
• Includes BDC Web Part bundle allowing you to get more from your Line of Business Data.
BDC Meta Man Developer Edition (FREE!)
• Allows connections for SQL, Oracle, ODBC, Web Services and More Data Sources.
• Generates all required Methods for the BDC to allow Indexing and Finding of data.
• Generates Write Back Web Parts for Updating, and Inserting Data.
• Configure Entity Properties such as Localization names.
• Create Associations between two Entities allowing Master – Child related data.
• License cost is $1200.00 per installation
• Unlimited licenses (Site License) available.
• Unlimited upgrades for this version of SharePoint
• Support can be renewed for a 1 year period at $240.00