Highest performance. Does not contain any third-party GPL-licensed components. Supports SSL and compression (Enterprise Edition). libmysql.dll is not required.
Version: 18.104.22.168dbExpress Borland Delphi / C++Builder driver for MySQL with the highest performance.microOLAP dbExpress driver for MySQL (DBX4MySQL) is an independent library that implements the common dbExpress interfaces for processing queries, without any third-party libraries and intermediate layers like BDE, ADO or ODBC.
License: Free To Try $149.95
Operating System: Windows
As data-access layer thin and simple, dbExpress (and implicitly DBX4MySQL) provides high performance database connectivity and is easy to deploy.
DBX4MySQL driver is available for Windows as a dynamic-link library.
When you deploy a database application that uses DBX4MySQL, you need only include the driver dll with the application files you build.
DBX4MySQL driver provides very fast access to MySQL through native MySQL network protocol.
DBX4MySQL driver supports transactions on MySQL server.
DBX4MySQL already works on the core we've developed for DAC for MySQL future 3.x version.
The main features of dbExpress driver for MySQL are:Does not contain any third-party GPL-licensed components;
Licensed per a developer without royalty fee: you don't need to purchase end-user run-time licenses at all;
Any MySQL libraries are not requred on a client workstation, even libmysql.dll (which must be licensed on per seat basis for non-GPL commercial applications);
Linux / Kylix support (planned to be released at the end of this May);
Access to MySQL server through the native network protocol directly;
Supports latest versions of MySQL;
All MySQL data types support;
Complete fields information support;
Automatic detection for the old / new password algorithm (including the handling of the special 4.1.0 passwords);
Native SSL implementation in the Enterprise version (without any external libraries).
Version 22.214.171.124: Delphi 2006 support - including unicode and int64.