If you open a JSON Schema from the file system, Hackolade will detect its nature and will execute the reverse-engineering of that JSON Schema.  You will need to choose a database target for your model.


If you wish to include the schema for a JSON Schema file in an existing model, the process is slightly different.  With your model already opened, choose Tools > Reverse-Engineer > JSON Schema.  





The structure of a JSON Schema can be imported either as an entity in the Entity Relationship Diagram, or alternatively as a model definition so it could be re-used in the model:


If you wish to force the destination of the reverse-engineering operation, you may specify the container in which the entities should be inserted.


For RDBMS targets, an additional option appears, that allows automatic normalization of complex data types: