MySQL 8.0: utf8mb4
Posted by: Edwin Desouza
Date: January 12, 2022 11:57PM

https://twitter.com/isotopp/status/1481383731562795009
"Why the #### did MySQL not upgrade the utf8 charset to 4 bytes, but created utf8mb4 instead?"
"Because indexes matter and they can be large, so changing collations and charsets is impossible."

Deep dive:
https://blog.koehntopp.info/2022/01/12/utf8mb4.html


https://www.percona.com/blog/migrating-to-utf8mb4-things-to-consider/



Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 03/29/2022 08:11AM by Edwin Desouza.

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