First step to design Database?
We currently have corporate level Oracle DB server in corporate headquarter. And corporate level decided us (Business Analysts) to limit our accessing DB, because of the burden of data transaction.
Therefore, we decided to make a small MS Access DB into network drive, download monthly some parts of Oracle DB, and all business analysts can share the small sized Access DB.
Now, my concerning is how to design the small DB which all department analyst can share with. Because all analysts from different department usually select different column in different tables from the huge Oracle DB, the success of my Access DB design comes from everybody’s satisfaction.
I wonder if DB specialist in this group can provide me the guide line/ steps/ awareness before design the DB. What is the first step to design DB? Are there any tools to help DB design?
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In this tutorial you will learn how to design data model and implement it in MS access database. MS Access tutorial step by step explain you how to create database tables using create table script and manually. You will learn how to write sql queries to insert data into database, how to search and display data etc.
This quick and easy tutorial (Part 2) will teach you how to create multiple related tables as part of a relational database design in Microsoft Access. It will provide you with simple step-by-step instructions, including screenshots, for even a beginner.
The first step in creating a database is to think about why you need it -- what is its purpose? Once you know that, you can begin designing your own database. Ask yourself questions like: What kinds of information will it store? How will I have to break that information down, so it can be stored in my database? How will I use the data once it's in there?
Microsoft Access Screen Form Creation - Step By Step Design & Creation of User Friendly Database Forms.
I have made a form in my database that is a list form.
It is a sort of wizard form, as you click next the list changes to a different row source this is all working fine.
I made a few changes to it for the next step of the wizard closed the form and then opened using the button from the other form that activates it and it is locking the database up and I have to use task manager to crash out.
Not too dissuaded by this I re-opened the database put a stop on code to step through and code steps through fine until same thing happens.
So I reopen and try opening the wizard form in design view. Works fine in design view. Switch to form view works fine.
Switch to layout view, and then to form view. Works fine.
Close wizard form.
Try and open direct from the list and the database stops responding
chaps I have a database which was not designed by me but I have passwords etc (the designer left it to me to manage). I wish to remove all security so that I may trnsfer the database between computers. if I simply copy the database from the computer it was started on (as was the security) I cannot open it on my own laptop.
please help with step by step info alt is there a security file which I can bring across with the database. the confusion may have something to do with the workgroup the creator made. I dunno
In this Microsoft Access Tutorial, we are going to discuss good database design as it relates to table structure. Good database design is a many faceted beast, and later on in the tutorials, we will be talking about interface design, naming conventions, and other areas relevant to database design, but to start with, the structure of your tables is the foundation upon which you will build the rest of your database, so it is important to get this part right.
If you are going to create your own database it is good to stick to the rules of database design, because they will ensure the long term integrity and maintainability of your data. This tutorial teaches you what databases are and how to design a database that conforms to the rules of relational database design.
I am just getting started creation a new database for batch process production records that will be filled completed in the field real time. I had started out creating a table that had fields for each step of the process. Such as:
[Step 1 start time]
[Step 1 comments]
[Step 2 Start time]
[Step 2 comments]
[Step 3 start time]
[Step 3 comments]
I have seperate tables for listing equipment, Processes and standard times for each step of the process.
I realize that another way of doing it would be to create another table with a list of the process steps and then my table would look somethink like this.
The problem is, I want a form (batchsheet) that already has all of the steps listed for the data entry person and simply a blank for them to enter what time they completed each step. I dont want the client to have to select a [step
Do you have an unwieldy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet that you'd like to convert to an Access database? This illustrated tutorial walks you through the process, step-by-step.