The area around Pittsburgh was originally inhabited by many groups of Native Americans. In the mid 1700s, the region was purchased from the Iroquois. The Lewis and Clark Expedition started in Pittsburgh at the beginning of the 1800s. During the Civil War, many Underground Railroad stations could be found in Pittsburgh. In the early 1900s, a substantial percentage of the national steel came from the Pittsburgh area. Today Pittsburgh has more than 400 bridges, even more than Venice, Italy, and so it is known as the “City of Bridges.” Many of the world’s first green buildings can be found in Pittsburgh. 800 sets of outdoor public stairways known as the Steps of Pittsburgh, attract many hikers and fitness walkers to the city. Other trails for biking and walking have been made near the rivers in the city of Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh is high on the list of most livable cities in the nation and the world.  


Developing Access Programs with Advanced Database Solutions

SQL Database Management Designed by A.D.S.

A.D.S. often utilizes SQL Server with clients who need larger programs that requires over 20 simultaneous users. SQL Server offers the highest levels of speed and capacity for the most advanced business systems. To find out if using SQL is the best choice for your business, call us at 1 (412) 763-1334‬

Your company can easily outgrow the capabilities of your database program, potentially causing a multitude of problems for you and your operators.
Your data system needs to grow along with your company, and this is where MS SQL Server excels. A.D.S. can help your migrate your back-end data to the strongest DBMS on the market.

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Positives of working with SQL Server

  • Easily integrates with Microsoft Access components, allowing for a quick and painless upgrade or a easy to use new system.
  • Enterprise-grade management software. Making it a perfect solution for larger and growing businesses.
  • Multi layer security incorporated making keeping your data secure easy and quick.

  • SQL Server can be swapped with your MS Access database back-end, all while leaving the users and MS Access interface experience virtually unchanged.

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    Negatives of working with SQL Server

  • Requires a dedicated server or computer running SQL Server.
  • SQL Server may require licensing if the database grows beyond 2gb.
  • Initial development cost is more than a Microsoft Access database.
  • MS SQl is designed primarly to run on windows based operating systems meaning a low compatability with other operating systems

  • Compared To Access the startup cost is higher and is recommended for situations where you will have more than 20 users or multiple locations

    One of the earliest industries in Pittsburgh was boat building. Pittsburgh has manufactured many materials, besides steel, including glass and aluminum. The railroads, the automotive industry and electronics have helped Pittsburgh's economy to grow in the past. Today, medical providers and technology firms are the leaders in the Pittsburgh economy. Leaders in these industries, that can be found in the Pittsburgh area, are Carnegie Mellon University, Allegheny Technologies, and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, the largest employer in the city. Modern office spaces for these companies can sometimes be found in renovated former factories. The area of Pittsburgh is headquarters for federal agencies in cyber defense, the nuclear navy and robotics. Pittsburgh is considered one of the top metropolitan areas favorable for business expansion.