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Single Byte Kazakh Encoding - Character Set RK1048 / KZ1048 (Doc ID 387710.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 24, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle Database - Enterprise Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Oracle Database - Standard Edition - Version to [Release 10.2 to 12.1]
Gen 1 Exadata Cloud at Customer (Oracle Exadata Database Cloud Machine) - Version N/A and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Database Service - Version N/A and later
Oracle Database Cloud Exadata Service - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This bulletin describes the options that Oracle customers have regarding the implementation of the RK1048 / KZ 1048 character set for Kazakh encoding as a result of Kazakhstan Cabinet standard ST RK1048-2002
Note that ST RK1048-2002 also defines the usage of Unicode .


This article focuses on the use of the 8 bit RK1048 character set definition, as set out through the ST RK 1048-2002 standard, in the Oracle database. This does not cover the usage of the character set in Oracle E-Business Suite.


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In this Document
 There are no plans to implement RK1048 as an "Oracle-provided" Character Set
 What can be done to work around this?
 Installing the custom characterset
 Example using
 Creating a database with the CL8RK1048
 Using CL8RK1048 with Java
 Custom characterset NLT file.

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