Re: multiple character sets on windows X64 server

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Date: Wed, 06 Jan 2010 14:50:35 +0000
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Short Answer - No.

Slightly Longer Answer - No but really and truly there is very little reason to do anything other than unicode for a database these days - excepting perhaps if you live or work with some of the native multi-byte character sets that have slightly unusual encodings (HK chinese from memory for example).


On 6 Jan 2010 14:44, Jeffrey Beckstrom <> wrote:

> All of our databases were created with character set WE8ISO8859P1. It now
> appears that we must create a new database specifying AL32UTF8 on the
> create database command.

> Is there a problem of having multiple databases on the same Windows X64
> server with different charactersets?

> Jeffrey Beckstrom
> Database Administrator
> Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority
> 1240 W. 6th Street
> Cleveland, Ohio 44113

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