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Product: SQLDirect
Vendor: Yuri Sheino
Version: 6.2.1 Data Aware Controls: TDataSet
Web Site: http://www.sqldirect-soft.com Support Delphi Vers: 5 6 7 2005-2006 2007 2009 2010 XE
Source Available: Yes Supports C++B Vers: 5 6 2005-2006 2007 2009 2010 XE

Description: SQLDirect Component Library is a light-weight Borland Database Engine.
Deployment: SQLDirect compiles into your executable. It requires only the database server's client software.
Modes of

Check indicates
primary intended
Multiuser File Server:
Multiuser Client/Server: Yes
Web Server:

Package(s) Available: Price:
SQLDirect Std (w/o source) $149
SQLDirect Pro (with source) $399

Database/File Format Supported Native? Via Notes
Oracle Yes 7.2 or later with SQLNet 2.3 or later;
SQLBase Yes ver. 6, 7
Microsoft SQL Server Yes ver. 6 over later
Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise Yes
Sybase Adaptive Server Anywhere Yes
DB2 Yes

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

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

Using SQLDirect gives you the following advantages

  • Connecting to the following SQL servers using 32-bit native application programming interfaces (API): Centura SQLBase Server 6(+), IBM DB2 Universal Database with CAE v5.2, Informix Server 7.2(+), Firebird, Interbase, MySQL 3.23(+), Oracle Server 7.2(+) with SQL*Net 2.2(+), Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL 7.1(+), Sybase Adaptive Server Enterprise and Adaptive Server Anywhere (through Open Client, which is supported by Anywhere ver.6 as native interface), ODBC and OLEDB datasources;
  • no distributing, installing and configuring the BDE or ODBC;
  • simultaneous access to the supported servers;
  • using Delphi 5-8, 2005-2010, XE or C++Builder 5, 6, 2006-2010, XE (Pro and above) to develop Client/Server applications;
  • query with an updatable result set;
  • query with macro support;
  • table component;
  • thread safe;
  • BLOB-fields (including LOB and BFILE for Oracle8)
  • stored procedure support (with mutiple result sets for IBM DB2, Microsoft and Sybase SQL Server)
  • bi-directional and unidirectional result sets
  • cached updates;
  • record filtering;
  • support all data-aware components
  • using images stored by Centura SqlWindows(or Team Developer) in their proprietary format
  • interfaces (public methods and properties) of SQLDirect components are compatible with standard BDE data access components (TSession, TDatabase, TQuery ..).

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