My Oracle Support Banner

What Is The Difference Between utf8mb4_unicode_ci And utf8mb4_general_ci collations? Choose One For Asian Languages With Particular Characters (Doc ID 2230559.1)

Last updated on MARCH 03, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Discuss the difference between utf8mb4_unicode_ci and utf8mb4_general_ci collations.

Answer the question about which one we should use if we store lots of Asian Languages special characters?


To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.