We are using SQL Server, currently version 2008, in our facility in Idaho, and we are having performance problems in our facility overseas, with Access databases and multiple users. They have a MySQL system on their premises. We are thinking of deploying a SQL Server solution over there. Are MySQL and SQL Server similar enough to run the same solution on both premises, and would MySQL support a multi user environment with good performance.
SQL Server runs wonderful in our Idaho facility and I know it, I don't know much about MySQL other than what I have done with websites.