SHOW CHARACTER SET

This statement provides a static list of available character sets in TiDB. The output does not reflect any attributes of the current connection or user.

Synopsis

ShowStmt:

ShowStmt

ShowTargetFilterable:

ShowTargetFilterable

CharsetKw:

CharsetKw

Examples

mysql> SHOW CHARACTER SET;
+---------+---------------+-------------------+--------+
| Charset | Description   | Default collation | Maxlen |
+---------+---------------+-------------------+--------+
| utf8    | UTF-8 Unicode | utf8_bin          |      3 |
| utf8mb4 | UTF-8 Unicode | utf8mb4_bin       |      4 |
| ascii   | US ASCII      | ascii_bin         |      1 |
| latin1  | Latin1        | latin1_bin        |      1 |
| binary  | binary        | binary            |      1 |
+---------+---------------+-------------------+--------+
5 rows in set (0.00 sec)

MySQL compatibility

This statement is understood to be fully compatible with MySQL. Any compatibility differences should be reported via an issue on GitHub.

See also