IBDAC

Editions

InterBase Data Access Components comes in two editions: Standard and Professional.

The Standard edition includes the IBDAC basic connectivity components and IBDAC Migration Wizard. IBDAC Standard Edition is a cost-effective solution for database application developers who are looking for high-performance connectivity to IBDAC for secure, reliable, and high-speed data transmission.

The Professional edition shows off the full power of IBDAC, enhancing IBDAC Standard Edition with support for InterBase-specific functionality and advanced dataset management features.

You can get Source Access to the implementation of all the component classes in IBDAC by purchasing a special IBDAC Professional Edition with Source Code. The source code of DataSet Manager and Migration Wizard is not distributed.

The matrix below compares the features of LiteDAC editions. See Features for the detailed list of LiteDAC features.

IBDAC Edition Matrix

Feature Standard Professional

Desktop Application Development

Windows Yes Yes
macOS No Yes
Linux No Yes

Mobile Application Development

iOS No Yes
Android No Yes

Data Access Components

Base Components:
TIBCConnection
TIBCQuery
TIBCSQL
TIBCTable
TIBCStoredProc
TIBCUpdateSQL
TIBCDataSource
Yes Yes
Script Executing
TIBCScript
Yes Yes
Transactions managing
TIBCTransaction
Yes Yes
Fast data loading into the server
TIBCLoader
No Yes

Interbase & Firebird Specific Components

Messaging between sessions and applications
TIBCAlerter
Yes Yes
Obtaining metadata about database objects
TIBCMetaData
Yes Yes
Database server information return
TIBCServerProperties
No Yes

InterBase Services

Database parameters configurations
TIBCConfigService
No Yes
Managing of activation certificates
TIBCLicensingService
No Yes
The server log return
TIBCLogService
No Yes
Shows database statistics
TIBCStatisticalService
No Yes
Database backup
TIBCBackupService
No Yes
Database restore
TIBCRestoreService
No Yes
Validation of database
TIBCValidationService
No Yes
User access management
TIBCSecurityService
No Yes
Interacting with Firebird 2.5 trace service
TIBCTraceService
No Yes

DataBase Activity Monitoring

Monitoring of per-component SQL execution
TIBCSQLMonitor
Yes Yes

Additional Components

Advanced connection dialog
TIBCConnectDialog
Yes Yes
Data encryption and decryption
TIBCEncryptor
No Yes
Data storing in memory table
TVirtualTable
Yes Yes
Dataset that wraps arbitrary non-tabular data
TVirtualDataSet
Yes Yes
Advanced DBGrid with extended functionality
TCRDBGrid
Yes Yes
Records transferring between datasets
TCRBatchMove
No Yes

Design-Time Features

Enhanced component and property editors Yes Yes
Migration Wizard Yes Yes
DataSet Manager No Yes

Cross IDE Support

Lazarus and Free Pascal Support No Click to view restrictions

1 Available only in Professional Edition with Source Code.

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