Common Problems with Access Database

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Storage Limitations

The 2 GB storage limit issue crops up as more and more data gets added after which the program will grind.

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Concurrent Users Limit

The system theoretically can handle 255 concurrent connections but issues show up even just with 10 users (source)

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Problems, like sharing one large file across a network and managing the same windows patching and access forms version, becomes a headache.

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Mobile last experience

Access was not designed for mobile users

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It’s not hard to break an Access password or to reengineer a database file, and there’s also the good old fashion insider job (source)

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Microsoft Support

Microsoft is making it harder to transition off Access as it discontinues O365 and Sharepoint support (source)

Reaching New Heights


Mindfield has converted legacy code to modern technologies generating over one billion dollars globally.

Customer Review

Assigned team member(s) had an abundance of knowledge in all areas of IT from network/technical support, infrastructure, web security, programming, and database management. With a clear understanding of dependencies across all aspects of IT and even of the business allows for excellent project management and architectural planning when designing and implementing systems that solve real business problems.

I would highly recommend Mindfield Consulting for your IT projects.

Carmen Jung


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Problem diagnosis

We help teams identify the problem when it comes to errors, security, performance, or safe guarding corporate IP.

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Performance tuning

We help optimize your data processing capabilities for reduced wait times and high capacity for processing more data than ever before.

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Application Design

Reimagine your Access system as a modern and responsive web app. These are the seeds of disruptive innovation for ecosystems of business.

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Performance Auditing

Finding the bottle-necks at every stack of the execution chain, means processing and moving faster when it comes to data.

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Product Strategy

We help fill in the gap between an old Access style  to a modern web  & mobile user-centric experience.

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Database Valuation

Helping ascertain value and code quality around every nook and cranny in the Access Database you’re about to purchase.


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Why Mindfield?

Mindfield has over 20 years of experience delivering mission critical technology our work is designed, developed, built, and tested in the great white north. We provide meaningful work opportunities to remote communities and emerging leaders in technology. Whether we work together or otherwise, we strive to always point our clients to their north star.

Our Experience


Delivering mission critical technologies for over 20 years

Turn Legacy into Agility

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