About dbExpress Driver for MySQL

Provide fast, high performance access to MySQL database servers.

dbExpress driver for MySQL is a database-independent layer that defines common interface to provide fast access to MySQL from Delphi and C++Builder on Windows and macOS. For this server, dbExpress provides a driver as an independent library that implements the common dbExpress interface for processing queries and stored procedures. As data-access layer is thin and simple, dbExpress provides high performance database connectivity and is easy to deploy.

dbExpress driver for MySQL Features

  • Native Connectivity to MySQL - Applications based on dbExpress Driver for MySQL are easy to deploy, do not require installation of other data provider layers (such as BDE or ODBC), and that's why they can work faster than the ones based on standard Delphi data connectivity solutions. Moreover, dbExpress Driver for MySQL provides an additional opportunity to work with MySQL directly without involving MySQL client library.
  • Cross-Platform Solution for Delphi and C++Builder - dbExpress Driver for MySQL is a cross-platform solution for developing applications using various IDEs: RAD Studio, Delphi and C++Builder on Windows and macOS for both x86 and x64 platforms. dbExpress Driver for MySQL also provides support for the FireMonkey platform, which allows you to develop visually spectacular high-performance native applications for Windows and macOS.
  • Direct Mode - Allows your application to work with MySQL directly without involving MySQL client library, thus significantly facilitating deployment and configuration of your applications.
  • DB Compatibility - The product supports MySQL servers, MySQL Embedded servers, MariaDB. It also provides compatibility with Microsoft Azure Database for MySQL and Google Cloud for MySQL.
  • 64-bit Development - dbExpress Driver for MySQL doesn't limit your choice of the development platform. Now you can develop for 32-bit and 64-bit platforms with Delphi.
  • Monitoring - Use the dbMonitor tool to monitor and analyze all the DB calls made by your application using dbExpress Driver for MySQL. dbMonitor performs per­component tracing of SQL statement execution, commits, rollbacks, etc.
  • IDE Compatibility - The product is compatible with the latest IDE versions and editions of Delphi and C++Builder including Community Edition.
  • Development Platforms - Now you can develop not only VCL-based applications in Delphi, but also use the newest FireMonkey application development platform.
  • Performance - All the components and libraries are designed to help you write high-performance, lightweight data access layers, therefore they use advanced data access algorithms and techniques of optimization.