by microOLAP Technologies LTD DAC for MySQL (also known as MySQLDAC) is the most powerful component suite for Delphi/C++Builder/ MySQL. It allows you to create Delphi/BCB applications with direct access to MySQL DB without BDE/ODBC. A MySQL library is not required.
by microOLAP Technologies LTD PostgresDAC: a PostgreSQL BDE replacement for Delphi and BCB. It allows you to create Delphi/BCB5 applications with direct access to PostgreSQL DB without BDE and ODBC. The interface is BDE-like and TDataSet compatible. JPEGs in BLOBs supported
by Vitaliy Levchenko Reportizer is a band oriented database reporting tool. It allows easy creating, modifying, and printing database reports from different types of databases connected by ADO, BDE, or Interbase.