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 VFP Database vs. MS SQL Server




 In any VFP to .NET conversion, we will always need to replace the VFB database with a new database, usually Microsoft SQL Server. One question we are often asked is to compare features, and strengths and weaknesses of the VFP database with a new MS SQL Server database. This presentation compares the two - VFP Database and MS SQL Server based on these 10 points:

  • Performance

  • Security

  • Recovery Mechanism

  • Automated Scheduled Backups

  • Automatic Indexing

  • Database Size
  • Supported Platform
  • Data Reporting Analysis Tools
  •  Integration at Lower Costs
  • Deleting and Truncating Tables

Download the full presentation in PDF format to discover why we choose MS SQL Server and the advantages of moving out of VFP Database.