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Unformatted text preview: es you may simply click on the Open button to proceed. Files from unknown sources, as with all computer info, should o CS&E 200 Spring 2008 CS&E 200 10 Points Pre-Lab 7: An Introduction to DBMS Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to introduce you to databases and database management software (MS Access 2007). You will be asked to complete several tutorials in the text that will guide you through basic features and theory of relational databases. Estimated Time to Complete: Prep Time: 2-5 hours, closed lab session:1 hr. 48min assignment to be distributed in class Working with access Files: Access, unlike Excel is not necessarily upwardly/downwardly compatible with other versions of Microsoft Access. Nor is Access on a Mac necessarily compatible with Access files on a PC. Thus we STRONGLY urge those who do not have the Office 2007 Access to use the computers in our labs. In addition, many email servers will not allow users to send and/or receive Access files. Sometimes just changing the file extension or modifying the security level overcomes this problem, with other...
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