I have a VB.NET application that uses Access 2000 MDB for the data. This application is being deployed to 40 users (and growing). I’m told that I might have trouble with this many users on an Access MDB and that I should move to SQL Server.
My question is, if I were to have the tables in SQL Server, and link them to Access MDB and then continue to let the vb code go against the Access MDB (so little change in code needs to made) will this afford me most of the benefits SQL Server (reliability, speeds, etc.)?
If the answer is yes, then what extra benefits would I get if I went directly to SQL Server?