Blog posts tagged with 'utf8':

About using UTF-8 fields in MySQL

Date: 04 Dec 2010
Tags: [ MySQL ]  [ performance ]  [ utf8

I sometimes hear: “make everything utf-8 in your database, and all will be fine”. This so-called advice could not be further from the truth. Indeed, it will take care of internationalization and code-page problems when you use UTF-8, but it comes with a price, which may be too high for you to pay, especially if you have never realized it’s there..