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View MySQL Char Set encoding for your database

Quick reference: For Schemas: SELECT default_character_set_name FROM information_schema.SCHEMATA S WHERE schema_name = “schemaname”; For Tables: SELECT CCSA.character_set_name FROM information_schema.`TABLES` T, information_schema.`COLLATION_CHARACTER_SET_APPLICABILITY` CCSA WHERE CCSA.collation_name = T.table_collation AND T.table_schema = “schemaname” AND T.table_name = “tablename”; For Columns: SELECT character_set_name FROM information_schema.`COLUMNS` C WHERE table_schema = “schemaname” AND table_name = “tablename” AND column_name = “columnname”; Thanks, as […]