Appendix A

Microsoft Access as Database Management System

Microsoft Office Access, previously known as Microsoft Access is a relational database management system that lets you manage your database efficiently by offering a variety of features. It facilitates creation of database in several ways, manage database structures, export and import databases to/from various data sources and file formats, backup, restore, and perform other operations in easy-to-use graphical user interface. Access can use data stored in Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, or any ODBC-compliant container including MySQL and PostgreSQL. It supports some object-oriented features but cannot be considered as a fully object-oriented development tool. Access also integrates well ...

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