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Optimizing Access w/SQL Server IndyPass 5/21/19

Join me on Tuesday May 21st 2019 as I present Optimizing Access with SQL Server to the great folks at IndyPass. I’ll be discussing all the great tips and techniques we use with clients around the world. Pizza will be served as well. Abstract: SQL Server DBA’s are often asked to take over a Microsoft [...]

Optimizing Access w/SQL Server IndyPass 5/21/192019-05-16T07:30:00-05:00

Join me Tuesday April 9th for the latest Access news…

Fresh off my MVP Summit last week I’ll be discussing the latest on Microsoft Access. I’ll also be talking about the challenges of taking a product built on Access to the market. Join us! Tuesday April 9th at 630 PM CST (-5 UTC) https://accessusergroups.org/sql-server-with-access/event/375-2019-04-09 [...]

Join me Tuesday April 9th for the latest Access news…2019-04-06T10:47:58-05:00

Listen to Episode 2 of the Microsoft Access Podcast

This episode I’ve got more great examples of why Microsoft Access is great for business, listen and let me know your thoughts. Missed the first episode? You can find it here. [...]

Listen to Episode 2 of the Microsoft Access Podcast2019-04-01T08:22:18-05:00

Follow me on twitter during the MVP Summit next week

It’s time to visit the mother ship again, a yearly ritual both Ben and I relish as part of our MVP title, where the Microsoft Access team will share the latest, (often under NDA, sorry), I get to meet my peers from around the world and discuss all things Access. We also get lavished with gifts, (las [...]

Follow me on twitter during the MVP Summit next week2019-03-14T08:23:20-05:00

Using ADO asynchronously in Access to speed up forms

Our presenter for the next meeting, on March 12th, is Ben Clothier.  Ben will talk to us about using ADO asynchronously in Access. Have you had scenarios where you need to load large amount of data but you don’t want to make users wait for it? We will cover how we can improve the responsiveness of t [...]

Using ADO asynchronously in Access to speed up forms2019-03-10T17:54:21-05:00

Listen to the Microsoft Access Podcast Episode 1

I've launched a podcast focused exclusively on the business use cases of Access. I felt there was already plenty of technical information online but a real lack of great examples as to why Microsoft Access is an awesome alternative to other technologies. From highlighting the strengths of Access to [...]

Listen to the Microsoft Access Podcast Episode 12019-03-06T11:40:05-05:00

Having issues with Access crashing? Try these solutions first

If your copy of Access is crashing please try the following strategies to get it stable again: Make sure your PC has the latest updates, including updates for Microsoft Office Verify your PC does not have a reboot pending after installing updates, (you will see "Update and Reboot" or "Update and Shu [...]

Having issues with Access crashing? Try these solutions first2019-02-28T08:07:03-05:00

Access with SQL Server – Import large datasets using a simple SSIS job.

Dying with an Access Insert Query If you’ve ever tried to insert a large amount of records into SQL Server using an Access insert query, (15,000 records or more), you’re in for a long wait, were talking coffee break time here, (from a few minutes to 15). It may even cause your database to hang if th [...]

Access with SQL Server – Import large datasets using a simple SSIS job.2019-02-07T08:30:31-05:00

Join us December 11th for Access with SQL Server Academy Part II

Our first session in September had a great turnout, for our next session on Tuesday December 11th at -6 UTC time, (6:30 PM Chicago CST), comes part 2 where we will cover: – Creating views and optimizing them – Table linking strategies – SSMS tutorial Come join us for what promises to be a great laun [...]

Join us December 11th for Access with SQL Server Academy Part II2018-12-05T09:27:26-05:00

Join me on November 13 with a special guest: Michal Bar from the Access team!

Join me tomorrow November 13th at 6:30 PM live via web conference as I host Michal Bar, Senior Program Manager for MS Access at our monthly AUG meeting, come hear the latest Access news and learn about the revamped Link Table Manager! For more info: https://accessusergroups.org/sql-server-with-acces [...]

Join me on November 13 with a special guest: Michal Bar from the Access team!2018-11-12T11:08:01-05:00

USING SQL VIEWS TO ADD/EDIT DATA IN ACCESS

This is part II of a two part series on views I've written, you can see part I here. Over the last couple of years I have had a great deal of experience with working on Access Databases with the Data is linked to tables in stored in SQL Server. With relational databases and lookup tables you can eas [...]

USING SQL VIEWS TO ADD/EDIT DATA IN ACCESS2018-09-25T06:14:44-05:00
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