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Mysql connection with utf8 encoding

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Mysql connection with utf8 encoding

i am connecting dataiku with a mysql connection, when i altered my database to be able to use utf8 encoding to support arabic language it didnt work and raised this error:

Job failed: You have an error in your SQL syntax; check the manual that corresponds to your MySQL server version for the right syntax to use near 'connectionProperties.characterEncoding=UTF-8' at line 1


can someone help me with this?

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Hi @MRAdam ,


Firstly, could you please confirm which MySQL version do you actually have? Also which DSS version?

How did you exactly try to make MySQL handle UTF-8 encoding?


You should follow some steps as below (the MySQL step):


Looking forward to your feedback


Thank you

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