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Impala not supporting Unicode characters

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Select statement returning bad character on Impala, while the Hive statement running fine. First image shows result by Hive and 2nd by Impala. It is managed table created in Hive.Hive ResultHive ResultImpala ResultImpala Result




Hi @Asad,

Impala does not fully support unicode characters at the moment, please see 'Character sets' chapter of our documentation here for more information. Could you advise if the data is stored in UTF-8?

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