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Oracle Technology Network: New Life for Old Microsoft Access Data

Apr 07, 2004, 08:30 (7 Talkback[s])
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"One of the sad facts about our relentless journey forward in the world of computers and software is that we sometimes find ourselves abandoning old data. We move from one word processing office package to another, only to discover that our old documents can no longer be opened.

"The same is true of databases. A small shop may find that storing information on a PC database is sufficient, but what happens when it's time to move? We may gripe about leaving our valuable information behind, but we often do leave it. However, what may have seemed unimportant enough to abandon at the time can sometimes demand our attention..."

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