Seattle was originally inhabited by Native Americans from the Duwamish tribe. The name Seattle honors their Chief Si’ahl. The Klondike Gold Rush brought many settlers and helped Seattle become a transportation center. In the early 1900s, theaters and silent movies found their home in Seattle. Today, Seattle’s orchestra and ballet companies have won awards, while their theaters rival those of New York. Seattle helped many musicians, such as Jimi Hendrix, Nirvana, Kenny G, and Ray Charles become who they were. Many international film festivals and museums draw tourists every year. Seattle is home to one of the largest Ferris wheels in the country, as well as the famous Space Needle, which was built for the 1962 World Fair. With a mild climate, Seattle has year-round outdoor recreation, which may draw many people to settle in the area. To help with traffic congestion the city is moving towards more mass transit options, such as adding to their light and commuter rail services. Seattle is considered one of the fastest growing cities in the country, due in part to their economy. 


Developing Access Programs with Advanced Database Solutions

A.D.S. recommends Access to clients who need a small to medium sized system that can handle up to 20 simultaneous users. Access programming rates tend to be lower than other options, and production speeds tend to be quicker. To find out if using Microsoft Access is the best choice for your business, call us at 1 (206) 970-1843‬

A.D.S. has a large active client base, with new Access programs going live on a weekly basis! Some examples of our custom Access business software include: inventory management software, project tracking databases, employee monitoring software, payroll and time tracking databases, and sales CRM (customer relations management), and more!

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Positives of working with Access

  • Has the ability to easily add or remove features.
  • Adaptable to grow along with your business.
  • Created and maintained by Microsoft instead of a third party.

  • MS Access has every feature a business needs to handle workflow control, management, reporting and automation.

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    Negatives of working with Access

  • Impractical as a core database for larger companies due to capacity limits of about 2GB.
  • Lacks capacity to support multiple concurrent users like Microsoft SQL Server.
  • Only available for one office location as a stand-alone program.

  • MS access is not reccommended for large scale companies with over 20 users or multiple locations

    Logging was the first major part of Seattle’s economy. Shipbuilding and commercial industries took off during World War I. During World War II, aircraft manufacturing added to the economy of Seattle. A few companies that have their start in Seattle are Washington Mutual, UPS, Starbucks, and Eddie Bauer. After Microsoft moved to Washington in the mid 1900s, Amazon, T-Mobile, and Nintendo of America decided to call Washington home as well. In the early 2000s, the city saw amazing growth and the construction of a considerable number of apartment buildings. Seattle is one of the top container handling ports in North America. The port, along with the International Airport, Seattle-Tacoma, helps Seattle’s economy through cruises to Alaska and trade with Asia. Seattle is known for its clean technology and its green buildings, which follows the city’s goal of zero net per capita greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Today, software and Internet companies as well as biotechnology are the leaders in Seattle’s economy.