MySQL complete Unicode compliance

By default MySQL only supports a subset of UTF-8, meaning that characters such as emoji are not handled properly.

Some extra steps at installation can be undertaken to leverage full Unicode support under MySQL.

IMPORTANT:

Switching to complete Unicode compliance on an already-deployed database would typically involve delicate manual operations on the database system.

Requirements:

* MySQL >= 5.5

Strongly suggested MySQL configuration settings (innodb* parameters are mandatory):

 

 

CAUTION:

Changing InnoDB parameters on an already deployed database server cancause severe data loss.

Do not blindly edit MySQL parameters without reading and understanding the implication of such changes.

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