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Which Character Set to Use in MySQL? (Doc ID 2428743.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 01, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 8.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

Choose a character set for the tables and columns in MySQL.

Solution

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In this Document
Goal
Solution
 What is a Character Set?
 MySQL Character Sets
 What is a Collation?
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