Fast Track blog: Signs you should replace Access with an online database
Many of us started out with database software with something like Microsoft Access. It came included as part of the Office suite, was fairly easy to get started and infinitely customizable for light database programming. But with all these advantages, it might be time to look elsewhere for alternatives, especially for citizen developers who want to build more sophisticated online database applications.
You can read my post here about ways to recognize when your Access is running out of steam.