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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

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Data Services

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

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

Network and connectivity

  • Does not require PostgreSQL client software and works directly through TCP/IP
  • Disconnected Model with automatic connection control for working with data offline
  • Local Failover for detecting connection loss and implicitly reexecuting certain operations
  • Connection timeout and command timeout management
  • SSL encrypted connection support with OpenSSL and Devart SecureBridge
  • Ability to search for installed PostgreSQL Server databases in a local network

Compatibility

  • Full support of the latest versions of PostgreSQL
  • Support for all PostgreSQL data types
  • Compatible with all IDE versions starting with Delphi 6, C++Builder 6, except Delphi 8, and with Free Pascal
  • Includes provider for UniDAC Express Edition
  • Wide reporting component support, including support for InfoPower, ReportBuilder, FastReport
  • Support of all standard and third-party visual data-aware controls
  • Allows you to use Professional Edition of Delphi and C++Builder to develop client/server applications

PostgreSQL Server technology support

  • Support for fast record insertion with the TPgLoader component
  • Support for PostgreSQL Asynchronous Notification with the TPgAlerter component
  • PostgreSQL sequences support
  • Supports the possibility of retrieving last inserted OID value
  • Advanced errors support
  • Support for the PostgreSQL notices

PostgreSQL Data Types

  • Support for PostgreSQL Protocol 2 and Protocol 3
  • PostgreSQL Composite types support
  • PostgreSQL domain types support
  • Full support of the DATE, TIME, TIMESTAMP, and INTERVAL data types
  • Advanced LARGE OBJECT support
  • Advanced support of the REFCURSOR type
  • Wrapper classes for geometic types support

Performance

  • 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
  • Fast Locate in a sorted DataSet
  • Preparing of user-defined update statements

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 TPgQuery, TPgTable and TPgStoredProc components
  • Automatic record refreshing
  • Automatic query preparing
  • Automatic checking for row modifications by another user
  • Support for ftWideMemo field type in Delphi 2006 and higher

Extended data access functionality

  • Separate component for executing SQL statements
  • Simplified access to table data with TPgTable component
  • Ability to retrieve metadata information with TPgMetaData component
  • BLOB compression support
  • Support for using macros in SQL
  • FmtBCD fields support
  • Ability to customize update commands by attaching external components to TPgUpdateSQL objects
  • Retrieval of output parameters from stored procedures and functions
  • Automatic retrieval of default field values
  • Deferred detail DataSet refresh in master/detail relationships
  • MIDAS technology support
  • PgDataAdapter component for WinForms and ASP.NET applications

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
  • Extended data management with TPgDump components

Script execution

  • Advanced script execution features with TPgScript component
  • Support for executing individual statements in scripts
  • Support for executing huge scripts stored in files with dynamic loading
  • Ability to break long-running query execution

SQL Execution monitoring

  • Extended SQL tracing capabilities provided by TPgSQLMonitor component and dbMonitor
  • Borland SQL Monitor support
  • Ability to send messages to dbMonitor from any point in your program
  • Ability to retrieve information about the last query execution

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
  • Advanced design-time component and property editors
  • Automatic design-time component linking
  • More convenient data source setup with the TPgDataSource component
  • Syntax highlighting in design-time editors

Product clarity

  • Complete documentation sets
  • A large amount of helpful demo projects

Licensing and support

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