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Can triggers effect remote databases?

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Is it possible to create a trigger on a MS/SQL database to update a remote MySQL database, or are triggers intended to make local changes only?
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you can try to do something like
Update MySQL.Database.Table
Set Field1 = 'Your Value'

You would have to add the server as a linked server.
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While I can't claim it's advisable, it's certainly possible for a trigger to update a database on a linked server. This should head you the right direction:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/msdnmag/issues/04/11/DataPoints/
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