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Database Tools

Must-have SQL Server tools and tools for MySQL, Oracle, and PostgreSQL database development, management and administration

Data Connectivity

The most trusted solutions for your data connectivity needs: ADO.NET, ODBC, SSIS, Excel, dbExpress, Delphi Components

Productivity Tools

Write code, create reviews, compare sources, track the working hours with the web app, utilize the power of ORM Solutions

Data Services

Data integration, online backup, web-based SQL tools, cloud connectivity solution

Supported Target Platforms

  • Windows, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • MacOS
  • iOS, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • Android
  • Linux, 32-bit and 64-bit
  • FreeBSD, 32-bit and 64-bit

General usability

  • Direct access to server data. Does not require installation of other data provider layers (such as BDE and ODBC)
  • Interface compatible with standard data access methods, such as BDE and ADO
  • VCL, LCL and FMX versions of library available
  • Separated run-time and GUI specific parts allow you to create pure console applications such as CGI
  • Unicode and national charset support
  • Highly usable design time support
  • Easy to deploy

Network and connectivity

  • In Direct mode does not require Oracle client software and works directly through TCP/IP
  • Disconnected Mode with automatic connection control for working with data offline
  • Local Failover for detecting connection loss and implicitly reexecuting certain operations
  • Support for setting connection timeout values for Direct Mode
  • Support for OraNet.PacketSize to improve performance in VPN and Wireless networks
  • Support for OS authentication
  • Support for Proxy Authentication
  • DBA privileges to open a session with
  • Support for Oracle 12c connection modes
  • Support for the change expired password
  • Connection using Service Name or SID in the Direct mode
  • Support for RAC Server
  • Support for both IPv6?and Ipv4 protocol
  • Support for IFILE in tnsnames.ora
  • Support for EZCONNECT connection string?


  • Full support for the latest versions of Oracle
  • Support for all versions of Oracle Clients, including Instant Client
  • Support for all Oracle data types in both OCI and Direct modes
  • Includes provider for UniDAC Express Edition
  • Wide reporting component support, including support for InfoPower, ReportBuilder, FastReport
  • Support for all standard visual data-aware controls
  • Compatible with Delphi 6, 7, C++Builder 6, Borland Delphi Studio 2006, Code Gear RAD Studio 2007, 2009, Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010, XE, XE2, XE3, XE4, XE5, XE6, XE7, XE8, Seattle, Berlin, Tokyo
  • Support for Lazarus 1.6.4 and FPC 3.0.2 for Windows, MacOS and Unix
  • Allows you to use Professional Edition of Delphi and C++Builder to develop client/server applications.

Oracle technology support

  • Oracle Advanced Queuing support
  • Distributed transactions support with TOraTransaction component
  • Oracle package support
  • Support for Oracle alerts and pipes with TOraAlerter component
  • Support for Direct Path interface with TOraLoader component
  • Support for DBMS_TRACE package and SQLTrace functionality with TOraTrace
  • Support for Oracle Change notifications functionality of Oracle 10g with TOraChangeNotification component
  • Oracle Transparent Application Failover support
  • Oracle 9i scrollable cursor support
  • Multiple Oracle Homes support
  • Oracle sequence support
  • DML array operations support
  • Direct lob access support
  • Temporary LOB management routines
  • Temporary LOBs for updating LOB fields
  • OCI Connection Pooling, Proxy Session Pooling, and Statement Caching
  • Oracle optimizer control
  • ProxySession support
  • External Procedure support
  • Statement Caching
  • ROWID values retrieval
  • Overloaded stored procedures support
  • Support for WITH FUNCTION clause

Oracle data types

  • Support for all Oracle data types
  • Oracle Object (including NOT FINAL objects) types support
  • Support for Nested table
  • Support for PL/SQL table
  • Support for PL/SQL records
  • Support for REF CURSORs
  • Support for XMLTYPE datatype
  • Oracle 9i TIMESTAMP and INTERVAL data types support


  • High overall performance
  • Fast controlled fetch of large data blocks
  • Optimized string data storing
  • Advanced connection pooling
  • High performance of applying cached updates with batches
  • Caching of calculated and lookup fields
  • Expanded fields in TSmartQuery
  • Fast Locate in a sorted DataSet
  • Preparing of user-defined update statements
  • High performance batch processing
  • Intelligent fetch block size control
  • Advanced connection pooling
  • SmartFetch Mode enabling fast bi-directional navigation through large datasets

Local data storage operations

  • Database-independent data storage with TVirtualTable component
  • CachedUpdates operation mode
  • Local sorting and filtering, including by calculated and lookup fields
  • Local master/detail relationship
  • Master/detail relationship in CachedUpdates mode

Data access and data management automation

  • Automatic data updating with TOraQuery, TSmartQuery and TOraTable components
  • Automatic record refreshing and locking
  • Automatic query preparing
  • SmartRefresh option allows you to synchronize two or more datasets automatically
  • Support for ftWideMemo field type in Delphi 2006 and higher
  • Data Type Mapping
  • Support for Data Encryption in a client application

Extended data access functionality

  • Separate component for executing SQL and PL/SQL blocks
  • Simplified access to table data with TOraTable component
  • BLOB compression support
  • Support for using macros in SQL
  • NonBlocking mode allows background executing and fetching data in separate threads
  • Ability to customize update commands by attaching external components to TOraUpdateSQL objects
  • Deferred detail DataSet refresh in master/detail relationships
  • LargeInt fields support
  • MIDAS technology support
  • Ability to customize Oracle error messages with TOraErrorHandler
  • Structural representation and editing of Oracle objects
  • Fill DataSet with several REF CURSORs
  • Fill DataSet with object, array and nested table data
  • Object-oriented building of SELECT statements

Data exchange

  • Transferring data between all types of TDataSet descendants with TCRBatchMove component
  • Data export and import to/from XML (ADO format)
  • Ability to synchronize positions in different DataSets

Script execution

  • Advanced script execution features with TOraScript component
  • Support for executing individual statements in scripts
  • Support for executing huge scripts stored in files with dynamic loading
  • Ability to use standard SQL*Plus tool syntax in scripts

SQL Execution monitoring

  • Extended SQL tracing capabilities provided by TOraSQLMonitor component and dbMonitor
  • Borland SQL Monitor support
  • Ability to send messages to dbMonitor from any point in your program
  • Display executing statement, all its parameters' values, and the type of parameters.

Visual extensions

  • Includes source code of enhanced TCRDBGrid data-aware grid control
  • Customizable connection dialog
  • Cursor changes during non-blocking execution

Design-time enhancements

  • DataSet Manager tool to control DataSet instances in the project
  • Oracle Package Wizard that simplifies working with PL/SQL Packages
  • Advanced design-time component and property editors
  • Automatic design-time component linking
  • Easy migration from BDE with Migration Wizard
  • More convenient data source setup with the TOraDataSource component
  • Syntax highlighting in design-time editors
  • Integration with dbForge Studio for Oracle

Product clarity

  • Complete documentation sets
  • Documentation in CHM, PDF and Microsoft Help formats, as well as available online
  • A large amount of helpful demo projects

Licensing and support

  • Included annual ODAC Subscription with Priority Support
  • Licensed royalty-free per developer, per team, or per site