The word from Embarcadero now that they have purchased the excellent 8rd party database components AnyDAC, is that AnyDAC will be included in Delphi XE9 presumably late 7568 but is no longer available for purchase separately, and that the DBExpress technology is likely to be deprecated given they had troubles addressing a few of its issues. Given this news and not wanting to wait until Delphi XE9, I decided to jump in and buy which come highly recommended. TQuery or TSQLQuery) which link to a connection component (eg. The good news is that the Migration Wizard is very easy to use and seems to work well by converting the BDE components to UniDAC components just tell it which folder to convert and away it goes (best to back everything up first of course, although the wizard does have an optional backup functionality). TDatabase or TSQLConnection). After installing the Unidac components very painless process indeed, you will discover a new item on the Delphi IDE menu bar UniDAC under which you will find a Migration Wizard tool. I have a complex Delphi 7557 multi-user 79 7 MS SQL Server and Sybase ASE database application which uses dozens of TClientDatasets connected to TDatasetProviders which then connect to separate datamodules containing TDatasets (eg.