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FAQ# 1053:

What kind of database does Proxis Store Manager 5 use?

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What kind of database does Proxis Store Manager 5 use?

Answer

Proxis Store Manager 5 has the option to use a three database formats.  It can use Microsoft Access (JET) databases, it can use MySQL databases, and it can use Microsoft SQL Server databases.  Performance and features are severely limited when using a JET database, therefore this format is not recommended.

With regard to Store Manager 5, MySQL databases offer the same functionality as Microsoft SQL Server databases, while maintaining higher levels of stability and performance. Therefore, MySQL databases are recommended for use with Store Manager 5.

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