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2542537 - Collation conflict when creating the repository in Turkish database - SAP PD


  • A Microsoft SQL Server database has been created with the collation "TURKISH_CI_AS".

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  • While creating the repository, all the SQL statements run successfully and user is prompted to define the repository password.
  • An error is raised when saving documents in the repository:

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Statement(s) could not be prepared
SQLSTATE = 37000

  • The repository has been created successfully and is consistent (no error).
  • Database Traces indicate:

ODBC ERROR = [Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Cannot resolve the collation conflict between "Turkish_CI_AS" and "SQL_Latin1_General_CP1_CI_AS" in the equal to operation., sqlState 37000.

  • Turkish characters are not preserved.
  • This issue did not happen in PD 16.6 SP01 PL01 and started with PD 16.6 SP01 PL02. 

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  • SAP PowerDesigner (PD) 16.6
  • Microsoft SQL Server


SAP PowerDesigner 16.6


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