Readers of this forum may find the following article about FileMaker Pro to MySQL migration to be helpful:

http://www.dotcomsolutionsinc.net/su...o_mysql02.html

By migrating to MySQL, FileMaker Pro databases can be economically hosted on the internet by ISPs which don't directly support FileMaker Pro database hosting. Migration to MySQL also provides improved scaleability and additional features such as transactions and replication.