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False positive error message in MS Access (concurrent users)

I have discovered a strange apparent bug in MS Access and would like to know if others know it already and hopefully how to get around it. Trying to count records based on known column categories. ...
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Completely disable all support for a certain CHAR SET in MySQL?

Is it possible to completely disallow certain charsets in MySQL and force an error and/or force everything into the server's chosen default charset?
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Remove question marks from database(latin1_general_ci table)?

How can I remove question marks(not diamond shaped) from a latin1_general_ci MyISAM table? I tried going back to utf8 and tried to apply things in ...
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change character set in mysql permanently

I want to change following parameters to utf8mb4 so that mysql can store emoji characters and special language characters. but when i try running following statements one by one SET ...
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Want to create partitions of a MySQL table and change the charset of new partitions

I have a database table which contains large amount of data. I have written a script to create new partitions every week and drop old partitions (which are of no use). Currently, I have a column in ...
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Master and slave tables with different character sets - will replication break?

We have some huge tables in our MySQL 5.6 database that have latin-1 as their character set, and want to convert them all to UTF-8 (along with converting the database's global character set). The ...
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How do I convert unicode data from UTF-16LE to UTF-8 when migrating from SQL Server to MySQL?

Objective: Ensure existing Unicode (UTF-16LE) data is displayed the when moved to MySQL (UTF-8). Background: I'm migrating 1TB from SQL Server to MySQL. The current Collation in SS is ...
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What is the smallest encoding?

I am now using latin1 (CHAR 10 column type) and I was wondering if there is more efficient character-set to store password hash consisting of a-z0-9 characters.
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DBD::mysql complains “Character set 'latin1' is not a compiled character set”

I think this boils down to "Am I doomed to upgrading mysql hoping the problem goes away?". I've seen a few of the same issues around the internet but with no guidance on a fix other than "Did you turn ...
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Confusion over field encoding settings, character_set_results and character_set_connection

I've been reading through the MySQL docs on character encodings recently but I'm getting hung up on character_set_results and character_set_connection. I understand that character_set_client tells ...