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Oracle Data Access Components Professional 8.5.10

Oracle Data Access Components (ODAC) is a library of components that provides native connectivity to Oracle from Delphi, C++Builder, Lazarus (and Free Pascal) on Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, and FreeBSD for both 32-bit and 64-bit platforms. The ODAC library is designed to help programmers develop faster and more native Oracle database applications.

General usability

Direct access to server data. Does not require installation of other data provider layers (such as BDE and ODBC)

Interface compatible with standard data access methods, such as BDE and ADO

VCL, VCL for .NET, and CLX versions of library available

Separated run-time and GUI specific parts allow you to create pure console applications such as CGI

Unicode and national charset support

Network and connectivity

In Direct mode does not require Oracle client software and works directly through TCP/IP

Disconnected Model with automatic connection control for working with data offline

Local Failover for detecting connection loss and implicitly reexecuting certain operations

Support for setting connection timeout values for Direct mode


Full support of the latest versions of Oracle

Support for all Oracle data types

Compatible with all IDE versions starting with Delphi 5 and C++Builder 5, except Delphi 8, and with Free Pascal [New]

Includes provider for UniDAC Standard Edition [New]

Wide reporting component support, including support for InfoPower, ReportBuilder, FastReport

Support of all standard and third-party visual data-aware controls

Allows you to use Professional Edition of Delphi and C++Builder to develop client/server applications.

Oracle technology support

Oracle Advanced Queuing support

Distributed transactions support with TOraTransaction component

Oracle package support

Support for Oracle alerts and pipes with TOraAlerter component

Support for Direct Path interface with TOraLoader component

Support for DBMS_TRACE package and SQLTrace functionality with TOraTrace

Support for Oracle Change notifications functionality of Oracle 10g with TOraChangeNotification component

Oracle Transparent Application Failover support

Oracle 9i scrollable cursor support

Multiple Oracle Homes support

Oracle sequence support

DML array operations support

Direct lob access support

Temporary LOB management routines

Temporary LOBs for updating LOB fields

OCI Connection Pooling, Proxy Session Pooling, and Statement Caching

Oracle optimizer control

ProxySession support

External Procedure support