Top Factors Making Microsoft Access a Popular Tool

Microsoft Access is used extensively by small and medium enterprises to manage complex data as well as to analyze it quickly and efficiently. For users just making a shift to Access from other databases, here is an overview on what makes Access such a popular tool. While Access database was every effective in maintaining a database, the only drawback was that users who did not have an Access client could not view the data or make modifications. With Access 2010, it is now easy to extend...

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Understanding the Role of Proper Backups

Since critical data is stored in Microsoft Access database, it is important that one takes all the steps necessary to protect the data from hardware and software problems as well as other disasters. Taking regular backups and being ready with recovery tools is one important way of protecting the data. Most Microsoft Access users are not aware of the best ways of preventing corruption and protecting their data. There are many steps that users can take to prevent corruption and damage to the...

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When Your Project Requires Exchange Between Excel Spreadsheets and Access MDB Databases

While Excel is a perfect tool so long as your data can be maintained in simple lists, the moment you have to manage more complex data or make frequent changes in the data, you are better off using the Microsoft Access database. Of course, you may still need to exchange data between Excel spreadsheets and Access database to conveniently present some data or till all the data is managed in Access. Excel spreadsheets are great to manage databases that can be maintained in the form of lists. For...

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