Most people who try to use Access either use it poorly or fail to use it at all. In the first few sections of this book, you will learn about the use of Access as a relational database and other database concepts. These database concepts are important in learning to use Access properly.
In today’s lesson you will learn these fundamental concepts:
The difference between data and information
How to change data into information
The relational model that Access uses
An introduction to normalization
Informally stated rules for data structures
The mission of Access in this world
Examples of converting data to information
Hardware requirements and maintenance notes
In this lesson, you will notice ...