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DataServer for Microsoft SQL Server
Initial Programming Considerations : Database design issues : Support for Unicode

Support for Unicode

Enabling Unicode support in the DataServer for MS SQL Server provides the following functionality:
*Completes the connection between UTF-8 support in the OpenEdge Advanced Business Language (ABL) client and UCS-2 support in MS SQL Server
*Allows Unicode data to be passed to and from MS SQL Server data sources
*Provides a migration path for Unicode character data type definitions in ABL to MS SQL Server, and vice versa
The result is that OpenEdge DataServer for MS SQL Server applications can be developed and deployed without significant language or country restrictions.
For general Unicode information, see OpenEdge Development: Internationalizing Applications.
Unicode support in the DataServer for MS SQL Server is enabled while migrating an OpenEdge database to MS SQL Server. For details seeThe DataServer Tutorial.
* Configuration requirements
* Data type support