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Database Synchronization Advice Access and MySQL


I need some advice I have two databases one is MySQL and the other is MS Access the Access one is being phased out however some it functions are yet built into the MYSQL db front end parts as of yet. My query is what would be the best wat to Synchronize changes across both databases I think of dumping the data from both db into a spreadsheet. That seems cumbersome to the extreme I would have to have fair bit of VBA code to pull that off, if a I could pull that off.

Any other ideas of how I might get around this problem.
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It is possible to create linked tables from the Access front end to the mySQL database. .The Access app could directly update and read from the mySQL database.
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I've explored that option too messy any other methods you know of?
>>too messy

In what way?
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Cheers for the info replication looks to be exactly I what I might use.
Great, Thanks

Just keep in mind that Replication will not be available if you upgrade to the .accdb format.

Hopefully by then you will have moved the data fully to MySQL (or MS SQL Server)