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DA-SOFT AnyDAC 4.0.5 released

Posted on Dec. 9, 2010

DA-SOFT Technologies announces the immediate availability of "AnyDAC for Delphi" Winter 2010 release v

Version Highlights


* Major rework of the help system. A lot of new "Developer Guide" articles.

* Multiple additions and changes to the Service components.

* Multiple optimizations of the PostgreSQL, SQLite, Firebird drivers and the general dataset code.

* Improved SQL Server, PostgreSQL and Informix support.

* Added mkCatalogs and mkSchemas metacommands.

* Added EhLib support.

And more. Please, check the detailed change log at bottom.

AnyDAC for Delphi


AnyDAC is an unique set of Universal Data Access Components for developing applications on Delphi, C++Builder and Free Pascal. With its powerful common architecture AnyDAC enables native high-speed direct access to Firebird, SQLite, MySQL,

MS SQL Server, Oracle, PostgreSQL, IBM DB2, SQL Anywhere, MS Access, Informix and more. For complete list of features and availability, please check:

* AnyDAC home -

* AnyDAC shop -

* AnyDAC trial -

AnyDAC Core Features


* Native access to PostgreSQL, Firebird, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Oracle, SQLite, DB2, InterBase and more. Including latest DBMS versions.

* Optimized for best possible performance (2 times faster than dbGo, 25% faster than dbExpress).

* Generic access to any database supported through dbExpress and ODBC data sources.

* Reach API, including 50 Delphi VCL components.

* Unified API for access to cross-database features.

* First-class support for many database-specific features, including DBMS services like backup, validate.

* Unique ADO.NET-like data engine for Win32.

* Advanced Data Access Options.

* Full support for international applications, including full Unicode support in Delphi 2009 and later.

* Cross-platform support though Free Pascal (FPC).

* Perfect integration as back-end driver for TMS AdvGrid, RemObjects Data Abstract, Fast Report, C4D kbmMW and more.

AnyDAC Natively Supported Databases


* Enterprise - Oracle, MS SQL Server, IBM DB2.

* Workgroup - PostgreSQL, Firebird, MySQL, SQL Anywhere, Interbase, Advatage DS.

* Database in clouds - Microsoft SQL Azure.

* Desktop - SQLite, MS Access, BlackFish SQL, MS SQL CE.

* Embedded - SQLite, Firebird Embedded, MySQL Embedded.

* Bridges - DbExpress, ODBC.



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Change Log


v (24.11.10)

  • added: SQLite: TADSQLiteValidate component

  • added: SQLite: SharedCache connection definition parameter

  • added: ADTable: Open(ATableName) method

  • added: Phys: MetaCurSchema / MetaCurCatalog = '*' avoids implicit inclusion of schema / catalog names into full object name

  • added: mkCatalogs, mkSchemas meta data kinds and GetCatalogNames, GetSchemaNames methods

  • added: base x64 support

  • added: AddOn: EhLib support

/ updated: Help: major cleanup and multiple extensions

/ updated: ADDataSet: major optimization

/ changed: DatS: optimized view building code

/ changed: IB: optimized driver code

/ changed: DatS: improved fetch performance

/ changed: PgSQL: improved fetch performance

/ changed: AddOn: updated SQL Ini File

/ changed: DBX: added AnyDAC_DBX define to control AnyDAC linking to dbExpress

/ changed: multiple extensions and changes to AnyDAC service components

/ changed: SQLite: optimized build defines

/ changed: ADManager: the GetDriverNames method now has AValidate, allowing to check is the DBMS CLI installed and it may be loaded

  • fixed: SQLite: few multi-threading issues in encryption code

  • fixed: SQLite: does not use TFormatOptions.StrsTrim and StrsEmpty2Null

  • fixed: SQLite: "Cannot rollback transaction - SQL statements in progress" on Rollback with active result sets

  • fixed: SQLite: CheckEncryption fails to validate DB. Also, improved reporting.

  • fixed: SQLite: TADSQLiteSecurity.RemovePassword was not working

  • fixed: MSSQL: "The data types varbinary(max) and image are incompatible in the equal to operator"

  • fixed: MSSQL / ASA: "No column was specified for column 1 of 'A'." on a query with RecsMax specified

  • fixed: MSSQL: "invalid object name" on SELECT FROM ::fn_xxxx()

  • fixed: MSSQL: MARS is always enabled for a connection and cannot be disabled

  • fixed: PgSQL: returns incorrect value for TIMESTAMPTZ columns

  • fixed: PgSQL: escape functions CURDATE, CURTIME, NOW does not work

  • fixed: PgSQL: AV when fetching UTF8 string with mapping WideString -> AnsiString

  • fixed: PgSQL: fails to edit query with ONLY keyword

  • fixed: IB/FB: fails to use quoted identifiers

  • fixed: FB/IB/MySQL: possible AV at application exiting, when using embedded engines

  • fixed: Oracle: fails to execute AnyDAC QA scripts

  • fixed: Oracle: a failed execution in autocommit mode leads to an active transaction

  • fixed: DB2: fails to fetch meta data after SET SCHEMA=xxx command

  • fixed: ASA: fails to execute stored proc with inout params in a loop

  • fixed: ADS: memory corruption at metadata retrieval

  • fixed: MSAccess: does not support ` and " as object name quote chars

  • fixed: Informix: exception is not raised on posting update using invalid SQL in TADUpdateSQL

  • fixed: ODBC: improved compatibility with old drivers

  • fixed: ODBC: does not recognise ADS DSN as mkADS

  • fixed: ODBC: fails to execute PostgreSQL parameterized query

  • fixed: Stan: AV is possible on application exiting

  • fixed: Phys: Memo -> String mapping is completely broken

  • fixed: Phys: transaction properties are not updated after reconnection

  • fixed: Phys: MetaDefXxx and MetaCurXxx are not visible in connection editor

  • fixed: Phys: issues with executing COMMIT / ROLLBACK commands directly

  • fixed: Tracing: impossible to set TADMoniXxxClientLink.Tracing to True at design-time

  • fixed: ADDataSet: SaveToStream does not store field captions

  • fixed: ADDataSet: Refresh on indexed detail dataset empties dataset

  • fixed: ADDataSet: BeforeGetRecords / AfterGetRecords does not fire for async queries

  • fixed: ADDataSet: AV is possible on ADConnection destroying

  • fixed: ADDataSet: refresh on detail dataset does not work if master dataset is in editing / inserting state

  • fixed: ADDataSet: after deletion of last fetched record the query position may change to next+1 record

  • fixed: ADDataSet: AV at assigning empty string to TGuidField

  • fixed: ADDataSet: setting UpdateOptions.CheckRequired to False after Open and before Append has no effect

  • fixed: DApt: fails to edit dataset with quoted field names

  • fixed: Query Editor may hang up at design-time

  • fixed: DatS: BeginBatch / EndBatch fails with unidirectional query

  • fixed: GUIx: connection editor fails to store database path

  • fixed: GUIx: few ADUpdateSQL editor issues

  • fixed: GUIx: wrong help link

  • fixed: ADConnection: possible AV at application exiting

  • fixed: AnyDAC fails to install on Delphi XE Professional

  • fixed: memory leak is possible on application exiting

  • fixed: Demo: TADEventAlerter demo was broken

  • fixed: D5: major incompatibility


With best regards,

DA-SOFT Technologies Team

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