Denver Area Access Users Group

General Meeting Presentation

Thursday, April 21, 2005

The Split Database

M. L. "Sco" Scofield

Have you ever heard about splitting a database? Wondered what it meant? Do you know about "front-ends" and "back-ends?" Do you know the pros and cons? Did you know that it’s absolutely critical to split your database if the data is to shared?

Learn the answers to these questions and more! Learn about the splitter wizard. Learn about re-linking tables. Learn about why to keep a table in the back-end open. Learn about keeping the front-end updated. Learn about a technique to reduce front-end bloat. Come spend an informative and entertaining evening with our resident MVP and current Vice President for this and more!

Our presenter, M. L. "Sco" Scofield is a Microsoft Access trainer and consultant in Denver, Colorado. He is an active member and Vice President of our group. Sco is also a frequent speaker at our group. He has been using Access since version 1.0. Sco spends a large amount of his time as an instructor training all levels of Access from the introductory level all the way through advanced programming. When he is not training or consulting, Sco spends time helping other Access users in the Access newsgroups on the Internet. He is a "Microsoft Certified Solution Developer," a "Microsoft Certified Professional," and is A+ certified. Sco was awarded the prestigious "Microsoft MVP" award for his fourth consecutive year this past October in recognition of the time he spends helping Access users.

See Sco's company profile on our DAAUG web site in the Consultant list and on his web site at