On your website you write quote:If you are interested in the fastest performance, don't use Access as a front-end to a SQL Server database. While Access is relatively easy to learn and fast to develop in, its performance is poor when compared to other front-end options. But if you like to develop in Access, or don't have any choice, then the tips on this page will help a little to boost your application's performance. [6.5, 7.0, 2000] Updated 2-20-2006Thats exactly what we search for. We have a MS SQL Server 2000 as database and MS Access 2003 as Front-End. And yes it's slow. But what are the alternatives? I'm searching for webbased alternatives without MS Access. Maybe IIS and ASP.NET? But how to create complex reports in the web? Which alternatives to MS Access as front-end exists? Have you ever face with the same problem and what desission did you make? What easy ways exisits to create complex reports in the web (e.g. DbNetGrid )? It would be of great help to me if you have any informations about that.