SQL Server Data Access Components Editions
SQL Server Data Access Components comes in two editions: Standard and Professional.
The Standard edition includes the SDAC basic connectivity components and
SDAC Migration Wizard. SDAC Standard Edition is a cost-effective solution for database
application developers who are looking for overall high-performance connectivity
to SQL Server.
The Professional edition shows off the full power of SDAC, enhancing SDAC
Standard Edition with support for SQL Server-specific functionality, access to the Direct
mode for connecting to the SQL Server directly via TCP/IP, and advanced
dataset management features.
You can get Source Access to the implementation of all the component classes
in SDAC by purchasing the special SDAC Professional Edition with Source Code.
The source codes of DataSet Manager and Migration Wizard are not distributed.
The source code of SQL Server Direct Mode is distributed obfuscated.
The matrix below compares features of SDAC editions. The detailed list of all SDAC
features you can find at the
1 Available only in editions with source code.