Understanding MySQL CHARSET And Collations
(Doc ID 1994963.1)
Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2019
Applies to:MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
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1. Which is the right charset collation to handle - search and order - a table having records in Spanish, Swedish and Russian?
2. Is it possible to maintain utf8_unicode_ci (for example) and when ordering or searching use another collation?
3. How to manage charset collation on client connections?
4. How to enable SKIP-CHARACTER-SET-CLIENT-HANDSHAKE?
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