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Microsoft® Access® 2010 Inside Out by Jeff Conrad and John Viescas

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Introduction

Microsoft Access 2010 is just one part of Microsoft’s overall data management product strategy. Like all good relational databases, it allows you to link related information easily—for example, customer and order data that you enter. But Access 2010 also complements other database products because it has several powerful connectivity features. As its name implies, Access can work directly with data from other sources, including many popular PC database programs (such as dBASE), with many SQL (Structured Query Language) databases on the desktop, on servers, on minicomputers, or on mainframes, and with data stored on Internet or intranet web servers. Access also fully supports Microsoft’s ActiveX technology, so an Access application ...

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