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5 Key Elements in Designing a Disaster Recovery Plan for MS Access

For protecting business data and maintain business continuity, it is critical to keep a disaster recovery plan in place. In this article we look at elements that need to be considered while planning the disaster recovery strategy for Access databases. Any organization using MS Access for storing user databases must also be ready with disaster recovery plans for restoring data in the case of a disaster. Maintaining and backing up user data should be one of the most important concerns for any...

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4 Different Ways to Use “Compact and Repair” Feature to Solve Access Database Corruption

In this article we take a look at dealing with issues of database corruption using the Compact and Repair function available in Ms Access. Access database files over a period of time become bloated and vulnerable to data corruption. Incidents of data corruption can also occur due to resource conflicts, logical errors etc. In fact Ms Access database has a significant propensity to get corrupted and to address the issue Microsoft has provided a built-in function called Compact and Repair....

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4 New and Updated Features in MS Access 2016

The Ms Access 2016 edition which comes with the Office 2016 software suite has got a bunch of timely feature updates which we discuss in this article in detail. If you have just upgraded your Ms Office application suite from the 2013 edition to the 2016 edition, you are likely to feel that Ms Access barely has changed a bit. While the look and feel remains largely unchanged, there are several changes in this popular database application that’s worth a look.  Here are a few of those...

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