Software solutions are often based on Microsoft Office Access, which is distinguished by an easily accessible user interface.
In addition, the platform is known for its rapid-deployment solutions. Currently being developed in Access 2003, which can be run (at no extra cost for licenses) with the MS Access Runtime module 2007.
Someone will wonder why a 2003 development environment is still relevant and that is a long story. The short thing is that basically nothing much has been done on development for desktop machines on the programming side.
And then Access 2003 is the latest version where Microsoft doesn't have to settle for using the software. In other words: There is money to save ...
In addition, OpenSource solutions are widely used, as are preferred SQL solutions based on MySQL.