Wrox Programmer Forums

Need to download code?

View our list of code downloads.

Go Back   Wrox Programmer Forums > Microsoft Office > Access and Access VBA > Access
Password Reminder
Register
| FAQ | Members List | Calendar | Search | Today's Posts | Mark Forums Read
Access Discussion of Microsoft Access database design and programming. See also the forums for Access ASP and Access VBA.
Welcome to the p2p.wrox.com Forums.

You are currently viewing the Access section of the Wrox Programmer to Programmer discussions. This is a community of tens of thousands of software programmers and website developers including Wrox book authors and readers. As a guest, you can read any forum posting. By joining today you can post your own programming questions, respond to other developers’ questions, and eliminate the ads that are displayed to guests. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free .
DRM-free e-books 300x50
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2004, 01:53 PM
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Bangalore, KA, India.
Posts: 2,480
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default MSAccess Limitations if any

Hi All,

Can anyone let me know the limitations that MSAccess has or any links that read about its limitations. I have recently got to work on ASP with MSAccess. Though not new to MSAccess, I would like to cleary study the limitations before start working on this. Else I would suggest the client to go for MSSQL Server, if MSAccess isn't that suitable.

Any help would be appreciated.

Cheers!


-Vijay G
__________________
- Vijay G
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2004, 02:24 PM
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Lehigh Acres, FL, USA.
Posts: 625
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via MSN to jemacc
Default

The documentation of ACCESS 2000 gives the following information


code:--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Microsoft Access database general specifications
This information from another site

Hope it starts you off!

Microsoft Access database (.mdb) file size 2 gigabytes.
However, because your database can include linked tables in other files, its total size is limited only by available storage capacity.
Number of objects in a database 32,768
Modules (including forms and reports with the HasModule property set to True) 1,000
Number of characters in an object name 64
Number of characters in a password 14
Number of characters in a user name or group name 20
Number of concurrent users 255



Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2004, 03:21 PM
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Bangalore, KA, India.
Posts: 2,480
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

That really helps. Thanks for the timely reply.

My project deals with storing multilingual content. The whole website content got to be pulled from the database.

1) Is that possible storing multilingual content?
2) Do I have to keep in mind something for storing languages other than English? Eg: as in SQL it got to be NVARCHAR and N prefixed the values when insert/update. Is something similar to this be followed here?
3) How long the data can be(Max Length of the text/memo datatypes)?
4) Does it support stored procedures unlike access97?

If any relative links, please forward me.

Thanks again in advance.
Cheers!

-Vijay G
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2004, 05:18 PM
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Lehigh Acres, FL, USA.
Posts: 625
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Send a message via MSN to jemacc
Default

Here are a few links

http://support.microsoft.com/default...en-us%3B302524

http://www.mvps.org/access/general/gen0011.htm

Reply With Quote
  #5 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2004, 06:11 PM
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Bangalore, KA, India.
Posts: 2,480
Thanks: 0
Thanked 1 Time in 1 Post
Default

Wow, That was too much. My brain started bulging out little. That was very much usefull. Thanks much.

Cheers!

-Vijay G
Reply With Quote
  #6 (permalink)  
Old April 19th, 2004, 08:45 PM
sal sal is offline
Friend of Wrox
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Clarksville, TN, USA.
Posts: 702
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Default

Well, Access does not support stored procedures. An Access project does run SQL Server stored procedures, but the stored procedure resides and runs on the server.



Sal
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Database Limitations rfurman1161 Access 2 April 5th, 2006 01:45 AM
Any Limitations on the Size of Dataset??? Dilip Nagle ASP.NET 1.0 and 1.1 Professional 2 December 21st, 2005 02:44 PM
Limitations of Replace philstaite BOOK: Beginning ASP 3.0 5 September 10th, 2004 10:07 AM
Limitations of Replace philstaite ASP.NET 1.0 and 1.1 Basics 6 September 8th, 2004 01:16 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:58 PM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
© 2013 John Wiley & Sons, Inc.