MySQL Data Access Components Editions

MySQL Data Access Components comes in two editions: Standard and Professional.

The Standard edition includes the MyDAC basic connectivity components and MyDAC Migration Wizard. MyDAC Standard Edition is a cost-effective solution for database application developers who are looking for overall high performance connectivity to MySQL.

The Professional edition shows off the full power of MyDAC, enhancing MyDAC Standard Edition with support for MySQL-specific functionality and advanced dataset management features.

You can get Source Access to the implementation of all the component classes in MyDAC by purchasing the special MyDAC Professional Edition with Source Code. The source codes of DataSet Manager and Migration Wizard are not distributed.

The matrix below compares features of MyDAC editions. The detailed list of all MyDAC features can be found at the MyDAC Features page .

Features Standard Professional
Direct Connectivity

Direct Connectivity

Connection without MySQL client library Yes Yes
DAC

Desktop Application Development

Windows Yes Yes
macOS None Yes
Linux No Yes
DAC

Mobile Application Development

iOS No Yes
Android No Yes
Direct Connectivity

Data Access Components

Base components
  TMyConnection
  TMyQuery
  TMyCommand
  TMyTable
  TMyStoredProc
  TMyUpdateSQL
  TMyDataSource
Yes Yes
Script executing
  TMyScript
Yes Yes
Fast data loading into the server
  TMyLoader
No Yes
MySQL Specific Components

MySQL Specific Components

Obtaining metainformation about database objects
  TMyMetaData
Yes Yes
Connection with Embedded MySQL Server
  TMyEmbConnection
No Yes
MySQL server control
  TMyServerControl
No Yes
SQL Builder managing for MySQL Add-in
  TMyBuilder
No Yes
Storing a database as a script
  TMyDump
No Yes
Backup Service
  TMyBackup
No Yes
DataBase Activity Monitoring

DataBase Activity Monitoring

Monitoring of per-component SQL execution
  TMySQLMonitor
Yes Yes
Additional Components

Additional Components

Advanced connection dialog
  TMyConnectDialog
Yes Yes
Data encryption and decryption
  TMyEncryptor
No Yes
Data storing in memory table
  TVirtualTable
Yes Yes
Dataset that wraps arbitrary non-tabular data
  TVirtualDataSet
Yes Yes
Advanced DBGrid with extended functionality
  TCRDBGrid
Yes Yes
Records transferring between datasets
  TCRBatchMove
No Yes
Design-Time Features

Design-Time Features

Enhanced component and property editors Yes Yes
Migration Wizard Yes Yes
DataSet Manager No Yes
Cross IDE Support

Cross IDE Support

Lazarus and Free Pascal support No Click to view restrictions
Single License Price $199.95 $299.95

1 Available only in editions with source code.