[thelist] is Access enough?

Raymond Camden jedimaster at macromedia.com
Wed Apr 4 14:21:33 CDT 2001

I use Access for Death Clock, which doesn't have a large amount of data, but
does have a large amount of traffic. Of course, I cache the _hell_ out of
the data, so I only hit the back end when I absolutely have to.

Raymond Camden, Principal Spectra Compliance Engineer for Macromedia

Email   : jedimaster at macromedia.com
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org
> [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of matthew garrett
> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2001 6:04 PM
> To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> Subject: [thelist] is Access enough?
> Hello,
> When it comes to data, how much is too much for Access?
> If I've got a db with maybe 12-15 tables (many of which will not
> be related)
> and the largest table has about 20 columns with hundreds of rows,
> when does
> it get to be to much? At 1,000? 5,000? 50,000?     500?
> The saving grace in this project is that it will not be accessed by many
> people. Our audience might be 400 researchers around the world,
> so not very
> many at any one time will be on the site.

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