What Types Of Things Can I Do With A Microsoft Access Database?

What Types Of Things Can I Do With A Microsoft Access Database?

Microsoft Access offers a variety of different ways to how a database can be used. There are six general types of applications which a database will naturally fall under. They are:

• Personal or One-to-one use

• Small-business (SME) use

• Departmental use

• Corporation-wide use

• Front-end only use (client/server databases)

• Web use

Of course the above uses can be merged into each other but at the very beginning when planning your Access database, you need to know the scope and general use – hence the above categories.

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At a basic level, you can use Microsoft Access to develop simple, personal database-management systems (which can also be relational – RDBMS). Some users automate everything from their music CD collections to their home finances and is very easy to use with the built in templates and where applicable wizard tools that make MS Access look like a product that anyone can use.

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How to Publish An Access Database To SharePoint – MS Access On The Web

How to Publish An Access Database To SharePoint – MS Access On The Web

With the release of Access 2010 and better still, version 2013, publishing your Microsoft Access database on the web couldn’t be easier.

Check out this short three and half minute video tutorial showing how you link and synchronise between SharePoint (online Access Services) and your ACCDB database file within Microsoft Access

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