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Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) Core System Documentation: Encoding and Unicode Considerations

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  • Language: English

Describes what you need to know when dealing with Encoding and Unicode in applications built on top of Microsoft solutions.

  • One of the areas that is very important to a successful Business Intelligence Competency Center (BICC) is to apply standards and best practices in encoding and using Unicode to those BI applications that are built on top of Microsoft solutions. This white paper describes how to ensure the highest compatibility, including best practices, globalization standards, encodings in Microsoft SQL Server, the Microsoft .NET Framework, and data sources.


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