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ID: 27125, dbExpress driver for MySQL

by Dmitry Nikolaenko Email: Anonymous

Provides direct access to MySQL database based on Borland dbExpress data access technology.
It can work using MySQL client or through native MySQL protocol directly.
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Updated on Mon, 10 Aug 2009 06:08:35 GMT
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dbExpress is a database-independent layer that defines a common
interface to provide fast access to SQL database servers. For
each supported server, dbExpress provides a driver as an
independent library that implements the common dbExpress interfaces
for processing queries and stored procedures. As data-access layer is
thin and simple, dbExpress provides high performance database
connectivity and is easy to deploy. dbExpress drivers are available
for Windows as dynamic-link libraries. When you deploy a database
application that uses dbExpress, you need only to include a dll with
the application files you have built.

DbxMda driver provides access to MySQL database based on
Borland dbExpress data access technology. It can work
using MySQL client or native MySQL network protocol.


The following are the main features of the driver.

- Access to MySQL server using client library or
through protocol directly
- High performance
- Supports latest versions of MySQL
- Support MySQL Embedded server
- All MySQL data types support
- Extended options for advanced behaviour
- Complete support for dbExpress version 4
- Ability of monitoring query execution
- Source code available
- Free support for registered users
- Licensed per a developer without royalty fee


DbxMda supports MySQL server 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, 4.0, and 3.23.

If you do not use Direct mode then for working applications which use DbxMda
MySQL client library is required. For Windows it's libmysql.dll file and for
Linux - ( Please refer to the descriptions
of the LoadLibrary() and dlopen() functions accordingly for detailed information
about MySQL client library file location.

If you use MySQL Embedded server you should use libmysqld.dll (
instead of libmysql.dll. Please refer to the "Using Embedded Server" article for

The following development environments are supported by DbxMda:
Embarcadero Delphi 2010 for Win32
Embarcadero C++Builder 2010
CodeGear Delphi 2009 for Win32
CodeGear C++Builder 2009
CodeGear Delphi 2007 for Win32
CodeGear C++Builder 2007
Turbo Delphi Professional
Turbo Delphi for .NET Professional
Turbo C++ Professional
Borland Developer Studio 2006 including support of Delphi for Win32, Delphi for .NET and C++Builder Personality
Borland Delphi 2005
Borland Delphi 7
Borland Delphi 6
Borland C++Builder 6
Borland Kylix 3
Borland Kylix 2

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