This chapter focused on new features of Delphi database architecture a significant part of the VCL, both in terms of size and importance. I've detailed how the Unicode support has been modified and covered some new features of the dbExpress architecture.
The most important change to the Delphi database architecture, though, is in its revamped multi-tier support, called DataSnap and originally introduced in Delphi 5 with the name MIDAS. The new architecture resembles the original one, and uses some of those components, but is not tied to COM any more, uses a different transport layer, and opens up interesting possibilities. That's why there is an entire chapter devoted to DataSnap 2009.
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