A directory of data access products for Delphi

Product: SQL Server Data Access Components (SDAC)
Vendor: DevArt
Version: 5.00 Data Aware Controls: TDataSet
Web Site: http://www.devart.com/sdac/ Support Delphi Vers: 5 6 7 2005 2006 2007 2009 2010 XE
Source Available: Yes Supports C++B Vers: 5 6 2006 2007 2009 2010 XE

Description: SDAC is a library of components that provides access to Microsoft SQL Server databases.
Deployment: MDAC is required for old Windows versions
Modes of
Operation:

Check indicates
primary intended
use(s).
Local:
Multiuser File Server:
Multiuser Client/Server: Yes
Web Server: Yes

Package(s) Available: Price:
Standard Edition (Single) $149.95
Standard Edition (Team) $299.95
Standard Edition (Site) $549.95
Professional Edition (Single) $199.95
Professional Edition (Team) $499.95
Professional Edition (Site) $899.95
Developer Edition (Single) $249.95
Developer Edition (Team) $599.95
Developer Edition (Site) $1099.95
Professional Edition with source code (Single) $299.95
Professional Edition with source code (Team) $699.95
Professional Edition with source code (Site) $1299.95
Developer Edition with source code (Single) $349.95
Developer Edition with source code (Team) $799.95
Developer Edition with source code (Site) $1499.95

Database/File Format Supported Native? Via Notes
Microsoft SQL Server Yes OLE-DB/ADO is native for SQL Server

Third Party Tool Compatibility: Compatible?
(Delphi) Database Explorer Unknown
Ace Reporter Unknown
InfoPower Yes
Orpheus (TurboPower) Unknown
QuickReports Yes
RAVE Reports Unknown
ReportBuilder Pro Yes
FastReport Yes

Vendor's Description (from Readme files, web site, etc.):

SQL Server Data Access Components (SDAC) is a library of components that provides access to Microsoft SQL Server databases. SDAC connects to SQL Server directly through OLE DB, which is a native SQL Server interface. The SDAC library is designed to help programmers develop faster and cleaner SQL Server database applications.
SDAC is a complete replacement for standard SQL Server connectivity solutions and presents an efficient alternative to the Borland Database Engine for access to SQL Server.

Advantages of SDAC Technology

  • Wide Coverage of SQL Server Features;
  • Optimized Code;
  • Compatibility with Other Connectivity Methods.

Key Features
The following list describes the main features of SQL Server Data Access Components.

  • Direct access to server data. Does not require installation of other data provider layers (such as BDE and ODBC);
  • VCL, VCL.NET, and CLX versions of library available;
  • Full support of the latest Microsoft SQL Server versions, including Express and Compact Editions;
  • Support for all SQL Server data types;
  • Disconnected Model with automatic connection control for working with data offline;
  • Local Failover for detecting connection loss and implicitly reexecuting certain operations;
  • All types of local sorting and filtering, including by calculated and lookup fields;
  • Automatic data updating with TMSQuery, TMSTable, and TMSStoredProc components;
  • Unicode support;
  • Support for many SQL Server-specific features, such as MARS and bulk copy operations
  • Advanced script execution with TMSScript component
  • Support for using macros in SQL
  • Easy migration from BDE and ADO with Migration Wizard
  • Lets you use Professional Edition of Delphi and C++Builder to develop client/server applications
  • Includes annual SDAC Subscription with Priority Support
  • Licensed royalty-free per developer, per team, or per site


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