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Sql server installation: Opt for a powerful database such as SQL Server!

In order to increase speed peformances, we invite you to install PlanningPME on a powerful database such as SQL Server instead of MS Access.


You will find on our SQL Server installation page all the information you need to install PlanningPME on SQL Server.

If you do not have a licence of SQL Server, you can always opt for SQL Server Express Edition that is free and easy to use.

Download your installation kit here : SQL_SERVER.ZIP

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PlanningPME - Installation database Access

PlanningPME - Installation database Access

1) Choose the server

- Create a PlanningPME folder on the server
- Share this folder in reading and writing
- Copy the file PlanningPME.pp on this folder

2) Installation of the software: 2 choices
1st choice: Install PlanningPME on the server and create a shortcut of the file PlanningPME.exe on each computer.
2nd choice: Install PlanningPME on each computer.
Installing PlanningPME according to the first choice, installing the future updates will be much easier.

3) Indicate the location of the database on each computer

Go to the menu File -> Location and precise the location of the database PlanningPME.pp

For reasons of performances, we advise you to map a network drive on the network path of the server and to precise this drive on the location of the database instead of the entire network path.
Example : the network path \\Server\PlanningPME is affected with letter P:


4) Validate the locks

Go to the directory "Tools" -> "Options" and select the tab "network".
Selecting the box "Network the program and control task modification by blocking simultaneous use", you can lock a task while using it in order no one to modify it.

Is your installation done?

Multibase Installation PlanningPME

  Multibase Installation PlanningPME

The installation of PlanningPME can be done on different databases such as MS Access, SQL Server, My-SQL, Oracle.
You can download the installation scripts from our website.



  Operating system : Microsoft® Windows® 98, Me, 2000, NT 4, XP, Vista
  Database : Access - SQL-Server - MySQL - Oracle
  Computer/Processor : Pentium 200 Mhz or superior version
  Memory : 32 Mo RAM
  Disk space : 10 Mo available for installation
  Installation : More information on planning installation