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 high-performance connectivity to SQL Server for secure, reliable, and high-speed data transmission.
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 a special SDAC Professional Edition with Source Code, which includes the source code of all component classes. The source code of DataSet Manager and Migration Wizard is not distributed. The source code of the Direct mode for SQL Server is distributed obfuscated.
The matrix below compares the features of SDAC editions. The detailed list of all SDAC features can be found on the features page.
|Connection without SQL Server client
Desktop Application Development
Mobile Application Development
Data Access Components
Fast data loading into the server
SQL Server Specific Components
Working with user-defined table types in SQL Server 2008
Connection to SQL Server Compact Edition
Reaction on server side changes on-the-fly
Sending messages with Service Broker system
Obtaining metadata about database objects
Storing a database as a script
Database activity monitoring
Monitoring of per-component SQL execution
Advanced connection dialog
Data encryption and decryption
Data storing in memory table
Dataset that wraps arbitrary non-tabular data
Advanced DBGrid with extended functionality
Records transferring between datasets
|Enhanced component and property editors
Cross IDE Support
|Lazarus and Free Pascal support
|Single License Price
1 Available only in editions with source code.