Juan Soto

About Juan Soto

Juan Soto is a Senior Access Developer at IT Impact Inc. and a Microsoft Access MVP. He specializes in Access with SQL Server databases. His passion for Access has led him to helping a wide range of businesses in helping them establish a secure, stable and efficient environment with SQL Server. He's a frequent speaker at Access user groups nationwide and recently spoke at the Orange County SQL Saturday # 73. If you wish to have Juan speak at your next group meeting you can contact him here.

The office product that refuses to die?

Several of you have sent me an article on Medium.com asking my thoughts on it: Microsoft Access: The Database Software That Won’t Die I agree with some points and am amazed that the author completely missed one point in particular. Access is sooo easy to use that... I agree with his point that it’s [...]

The office product that refuses to die?2019-11-09T13:53:10-06:00

You can now use Access with Azure MFA!

With the latest release of the OLE DB driver Access developers can now implement Azure multi factor security into their applications, (previously the latest version of SQL Server ODBC was the only supporting the technology), allowing them to run code in VBA that is compatible. I recommend using the [...]

You can now use Access with Azure MFA!2019-10-31T11:21:03-05:00

Using Access with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication

One of our clients wanted to use Azure multi-factor authentication with Microsoft Access and Azure SQL, requiring users to authenticate when they launch Access through a second validation at least once every 60 days. Step 1: Extend your domain to Azure AD Before you can enable MFA in Azure you need [...]

Using Access with Azure Multi-Factor Authentication2019-10-03T07:06:12-05:00

NETHERLANDS ACCESS DEVELOPER DAY 2019 – 14 SEPTEMBER

Access developer day is quickly approaching and you still have time to register and get a discount. It promises to be a great experience with the Access team and some of the brightest Access developers in the world. To register and learn more details please click here: https://www.sys.nl/netherlands [...]

NETHERLANDS ACCESS DEVELOPER DAY 2019 – 14 SEPTEMBER2019-08-08T09:08:35-05:00

Catch my presentation in Iowa next week, 3 cities in 3 days!

Next week August 12, 13 and 14th I will be doing a different SQL Server PASS group each night in Iowa, it’s the perfect opportunity for you to catch my “Optimizing Access with SQL Server” presentation if you live nearby live and in person: Access can be much faster with SQL Server, allowing many mor [...]

Catch my presentation in Iowa next week, 3 cities in 3 days!2019-08-08T11:07:15-05:00

Gotchas when using Access Runtime

We've noticed more firms migrating over to Office365 and it's liberal policies of 5 licenses per user, but there are still instances were providing an office license is too expensive for a mission critical application, prompting many to use the Access runtime. It's not as easy as installing runtime [...]

Gotchas when using Access Runtime2019-07-19T09:31:11-05:00

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