SQL Server Data Access Components 8.0.1reviewed by Tony Hill on 4/5
SQL Server Data Access Components work as a data access provider for SQL Server databases. They support various IDEs and can be used as a fast and feature rich alternative to SQL Server data access providers already present within the development environments.
These components can be used even if SQL Server Client is not installed on your computer. You also do not need any other additional data provider layers, such as Borland Database Engine or ODBC, for the components to function. That being said, you can optionally install external tools for connection monitoring, data manipulation and similar.
Components are also not bound to work only with applications based on VCL, as they support Lazarus (LCL) as well. Additionally, they can be also used with FireMonkey framework, and are also not limited to desktop apps, but can be used for developing mobile applications (Android and iOS) also.
SQL Server Data Access Components do not lag behind either when it comes to SQL Server native feature support, as they support Notifications, User-defined Types and similar features available with SQL Server. In addition to supporting many IDEs (latest as well as older versions), these components can be used also on different platforms (32 and 64 bit).