As a thin and simple data-access layer dbExpress provides high performance database connectivity and is easy to deploy. dbExpress driver for MySQL provides access to MySQL database. It can work using native MySQL network protocol or MySQL client. dbExpress driver for MySQL supports MySQL server 6.0, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 5.0, 4.1, 4.0, and 3.23; MySQL Embedded servers: 6.0, 5.6, 5.5, 5.1, 4.1, and 4.0; MariaDB 5.x. If you do not use Direct mode, then MySQL client library is required.
Key features of dbExpress drivers: RAD Studio 10.3 Rio is supported; RAD Studio 10.2 Tokyo is supported; RAD Studio 10.1 Berlin is supported; Embarcadero RAD Studio 10 Seattle support; Win64 development support; Mac OS X development support; Direct data access; High performance; Supports latest versions of servers; All data types support *IPv6 protocol support; Extended options for advanced behavior; Ability of monitoring query execution with DBMonitor; Source code available; Licensed per a developer without royalty fee; One year free support for registered users Licensed royalty-free per developer IDE Compatibility:; Embarcadero RAD Studio 10 Seattle; Embarcadero RAD Studio XE8/XE7/XE6/XE5/XE4/XE3/XE2/XE; Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010/2009/2007; Borland Developer Studio 2006; Borland Delphi 7/6; Borland C++Builder 6.