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Dump with special characters in table column name

I'm taking over an old database, and while doing recovery tests from my dump I found out a table is wrongly backed up, the table definition is truncated. Looking at the live db I've found a column ...
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How to determine column character set used on creation?

I have this SQL creation statement: CREATE TABLE `testdb`.`new_table` ( `id` INT NOT NULL AUTO_INCREMENT, `text_default` VARCHAR(45) NULL, `text_latin` VARCHAR(45) CHARACTER SET 'latin1' ...
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unable to insert utf8mb4 characters in mysql 5.6

recently i was facing problem in inserting emoji and other 4 bytes character in my mysql database then i found that my mysql version was 5.1 and it does not support utf8mb4 so i upgraded to mysql 5.6 ...
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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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Ascii Symbols are Shown In varchar and Datetime Column Values of Mysql

Some rows in my database are shown in binary format. DateTime values are shown as below in Sqlyog. DC1203-68-58 51:18:72 Æ420-94-57 38:13:76 \722-49-30 63:17:35 ETB801-61-42 37:69:60 When i ...
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SAP IQ 16.0 Loat table encoding/charset

I try to load table from a txt file to Sybase IQ Server using LOAD TABLE statement. And I had encoding trouble getting inserted records like this ћРР РђРЎРўРќРћ. And I solved my problem using set ...
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Cant login to DataBase migration assistant in oracle 12c while i can easily connect in sqlplus

I need to change the character set of my database( I have no idea how it got created with that character set in first place! would be nice to know as well). I searched and found out that i need to use ...