Im reading from AS400 one arabic field and inserting it into mysql DB, but it seems Im only getting gibberish with qestion marks?
Note: I tried to add into the (additional JDBC parameters) this string (useUnicode=true&characterEncoding=utf8) with no luck....
Hope someone could help.
Your Mysql db also should accept UTF-8 characters. alter your table which field you need to load arabic data.
for your reference please see below query.
ALTER TABLE `database`.`table` MODIFY COLUMN col VARCHAR(255)
CHARACTER SET utf8 COLLATE utf8_general_ci NOT NULL;
Have you also tried to add the "Dfile.encoding=utf-8" to the JVM parameters to see if it works?