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What version of MDAC is installed?

What version of MDAC is installed?

Install and Use the Component Checker Tool The most reliable way to determine which version of MDAC is installed is to compare the version number of each MDAC DLL file to a list of the DLL files that are shipped with each MDAC version. The Component Checker can help you to do this.

Is MDAC obsolete?

Later Microsoft released upgrades to MDAC as web-based redistributable packages. The current version is 2.8 service pack 1, but the product has had many different versions and many of its components have been deprecated and replaced by newer Microsoft technologies. MDAC is now known as Windows DAC in Windows Vista.

Which is faster ODBC or OLE DB?

2- OLE DB is more faster than ODBC Microsoft ADO, OL DB, and ODBC MDAC Components. Developers can use any of MDAC’s components (ODBC, OLE DB, and ADO) to connect to several relational and non-relational data stores.

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What is the current version of Microsoft MDAC?

The current version is 2.8 service pack 1, but the product has had many different versions and many of its components have been deprecated and replaced by newer Microsoft technologies. MDAC is now known as Windows DAC in Windows Vista .

Do you need administrator privileges for MDAC 2.8?

The ADO components (including RDS) and some OLE DB modules require administrator privileges on Microsoft Windows NT, Microsoft Windows 2000 or Microsoft Windows XP to install and register correctly. See the Microsoft Data Access and Storage Developer Center Web site for more information about redistributing MDAC 2.8 SP1.

When did Microsoft stop offering MDAC as redistributable package?

Later Microsoft released upgrades to MDAC as web-based redistributable packages. Eventually, later versions were integrated with Microsoft Windows and Internet Explorer, and in MDAC 2.8 SP1 they ceased offering MDAC as a redistributable package.

Is the SQL Server network library included in MDAC?

The Microsoft SQL Server Network Library, a proprietary access method specific to Microsoft SQL Server, is also included in the MDAC.