What is the maximum number of rows that Microsoft Access allows in a table and database as a whole?
I was not able to find this information on Microsoft's web site. That doesn't mean it isn't there, just that I couldn't find it. According to another site, Microsoft Access 2000 -- An Overview, the maximum size of a table is 1 gigabyte and the maximum size of the database is 2 gigabytes. I don't think it matters how many rows, as long as the table does not exceed that physical size.
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