SDAC is a VCL/VCL.NET/CLX component library for fast direct access to SQL Server from Delphi and C++Builder. Supports all SQL Server data types and functionality, including MARS, bulk copy operations and reliable messaging.
Features: SQL Server Data Access Components (SDAC) library of components provides access to Microsoft SQL Server databases. SDAC connects to SQL Server directly through OLE DB, a native SQL Server interface. The SDAC library is designed to help programmers develop faster and cleaner SQL Server database applications.SQL Server Data Access Components (SDAC) is a VCL/VCL.NET/CLX component library. A library that allows fast direct access to Microsoft SQL Server from development environments such as Delphi and C++Builder. SDAC is designed to provide fast native connectivity to SQL Server. IT features local data handling, full support of all server data types, and comprehensive SQL Server functionality coverage. The coverage includes MARS, bulk copy operations and reliable messaging.
Versions of SDAC are available for Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010, CodeGear Delphi 2009, C++Builder 2009, CodeGear RAD Studio 2007, Delphi 2007 for Win32, C++Builder 2007, Borland Developer Studio 2006, Turbo Delphi, Turbo Delphi for .NET, Turbo C++, Delphi 2005, Delphi 7,6,5, C++Builder 5, 6, FreePascal for Win32, SQL Server 2008, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2000, 7, and MSDE. You can also use Professional Edition of Delphi and C++Builder to develop client/server applications. Local fail-over when connection loss is detected, local sorting and filtering that includes calculated and look up fields, data auto updating with TMSQuery, TMSTable, and TMSStoredProc components, off-line working and Unicoode support are some of the other features available.
Overall: Nice set of tools for developers with SQL server applications.