I’m the kind of DBA that prefers to keep everything simple, BUT,
sometimes it’s not possible. Few days ago I’ve faced an issue
where none of the collations shipped by default with MySQL would
guarantee integrity of my database, and to avoid a massive
re-write of application code, we have explored an option that up
to the day, I didn’t know about.
Add your own collation to MySQL.
This option is described on this section of MySQL documentation . On this post I will show how to make MySQL identify volves with acute accent (fada) as a …[Read more...]