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This chapter covers issues of globalization, which includes internationalization (MySQL's capabilities for adapting to local use) and localization (selecting particular local conventions):
MySQL support for character sets in SQL statements.
How to configure the server to support different character sets.
Selecting the language for error messages.
How to set the server's time zone and enable per-connection time zone support.
Selecting the locale for day and month names.