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How to retrieve data from a remote DB

I use Delphi 4.0 and a remote MySQL database.
I need an Object with which I can retrieve a huge amount of data. I've tried the NMHTTP(the post command) object but it stops recieving when the body is full(the size of the body is not enough) !! I need a way to throw away data till I get the data I need(perhaps byte 1000000 to 1002000).
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Jeb
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Jeb
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kretzschmarCommented:
Hi Jeb,

if you can connect via ODBC, then you can use the whole palette of databasecontrols in delphi.

meikl
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apaparisCommented:
You can use ADO to retrieve data (dataset, record, field) from remote server.
Install ADO ver >= 1.5c (better >= 2.0) {on both machines : client and remote server} and use ADODB.Recordset object to query the server.
You have to set in the connection string
remote provider = "MS REMOTE"
Remote Server = http://mywebserver
{for ADO ver >= 2.0 and MSSQL 7.0} [Bill changed parameters!]
Provider=sqloledb
Data Source=MachineName
Initial Catalog=Database Name
uid = user name
pwd = password

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