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Microsoft Office Access 2003

1. What is Microsoft Access? How it is helpful to a user?

Ans.: Microsoft Access (shortened as MS Access) is powerful, yet easy-to-use relational database management system, which forms a part of the MS Office suite of products. It allows the users to create a relational database and then access, retrieve, and use the data stored in it. It facilitates creation of database in several ways, manage database structures, import and export databases from/to various data sources and file formats, back-up, restore, and perform other operations in easy-to-use graphical user interface.

Access database is commonly used at a number of places. For example, it is used in schools to keep a record of students, their addresses ...

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