Borland Database Engine


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Borland Database Engine

Software from Borland that runs on a Windows client and unifies database access across multiple platforms. Using Borland's own IDAPI interface, it provides a middleware layer between the client and numerous databases, including dBASE, Paradox, Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, Informix, Interbase and ODBC-compliant databases. It used to be available separately, but has since been built into all of Borland's language products.
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The Delphi Language Pack includes already-translated system messages for Delphi's Visual Component Libraries (VCLs) and Borland Database Engine (BDE), as well as translated message templates for Delphi forms, dialogs, and menus.
All the database formats supported by the Borland Database Engine can be published with these tools, including dBASE, Paradox, ODBC, Sybase, Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, Informix, and Borland InterBase.
Founded upon the powerful new 32-bit Borland Database Engine, which provides both speed and flexibility for all types of data access, Paradox also supports industry-standard ODBC drivers, and works with Borland SQL Links to provide lightning-swift native links to popular server platforms like Oracle, Sybase, Microsoft SQLServer, Informix, and InterBase.
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