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hi experts,

I developed a windows application,Back end DB was access2007. i heard that Max limit of access2007 is 2GB. Now my question is, is their any way to improve access size?, how to create more than one db for a application to increasing size and performance.

Thanks in advance...
Posted 28-Jun-12 20:47pm
Updated 28-Jun-12 21:05pm

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The max limit for an Access 2007 is 2GB. You cannot exceed that.[^]
You would have to look at your data, and work out some way in which it could be partitioned into multiple databases.

Or, dump Access and use SQL Server instead - 2008R2 supports 10GB databases, and SQL 2012 supports up to 524,272 terabytes :WTF:[^]
sandeep nagabhairava 29-Jun-12 3:13am
thanks Griff, If i turned to Access to SQL Server 2008R2,what was the minimum requirements of client,for using my application.
OriginalGriff 29-Jun-12 3:31am
Ignore the client - the minimum spec doesn't change (it may even drop compared to hosting a 2GB Access database) - it is the server hardware requirements you need to look at. MS publishes them:
The page includes the specs (or links to the specs) for each version.

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