Access .accdb file size issues
Posted on 2013-05-30
I have a client server application where both the front and back end databases are in excess of 1 GB. Lately, I have been running some functions that create an Excel object and populate it - sometimes with several thousand rows of data - and both my front end and back end .accdbs explode up to 1.8 - 2 GB, which makes them crash.
I have added "compact on close" to my database settings and eventually plan to move the back end to MS SQL Express, but I don't have much experience with MS SQL and until I get a little experience using it I don't want to make the move because my department depends on these applications. I am also wondering if memory problems on my computer may be causing the database problems.
Any suggestions will be appreciated.