MS SQL Server / MSDE / Access - Delphi knowledge base
Enumerating available SQL Servers. Retrieving databases on a SQLServer
Here's how to create your own connection dialog for a SQL Server database. Full Delphi source code for getting the list of available MS SQL Servers (on a network) and listing database names on a Server.
Paradox vs Microsoft Access
This test is to compare various database operations (local and remote) performance on Paradox and Microsoft Access database.
Extended Stored Procedure component for Delphi
It's a stored procedure but in a DLL. Extended stored procedures can do things what are impossible to be done with only T-SQL: work with files, perform complex evaluations, etc.