Additional Database Information


Additional Database Articles & Expanded Information

Occasionally we write about a programming topic that doesn’t exactly fit into our organized subject matter for either Customer Overview or Tutorial & Tips. Also, the number of topic links in each of those sections is getting fairly large so this is also an overflow section of the website.Most of the topics below are likely to be of interest to both non-programmer customers and Access database programmers seeking help and additional information about Access database programming.

Below is a summarized list of the database discussion pages – you may also select a link on the left-side menu.

Disaster Recovery Planning: A discussion and high-level recommendations used to avoid the consequences of losing your Access database systems.

Improve Access Database Performance: A listing of techniques to use in order to speed up Access databases.

Form Design & Layout Guidelines: Learn that simplicity is best when it comes to Access database user interface designs.

Software Risk Assessment Methodology: See how to determine vulnerabilities in database/software systems and how to evaluate controls.

MS Access Versus Other Database Systems: Information for those interested in comparing Microsoft Access to other leading database management systems.

How to Select a Computer Consultant: Do you know what to look out for when contracting with a database or computer consultant?  This article contains the information you need to make a good decision.

Access on Web Sites/ Internet: Active Server Pages with an Access database.  Review three demonstration ASP programs showing the capabilities of Access on the Internet.

ODBC to Corp. DBs: User friendly and rapid deployment of user interfaces to those huge and complex corporate databases.

Access Table Corruption Repair: Many of you have come across a table with #deleted or Chinese characters in the fields of the table.  It would be nice to know why this table corrupted happens and how to fix it.  We discuss both issues and provide a simple method to repair the corrupted database table.

Don’t miss our Microsoft Access Database Case Studies.