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3431395 - Special characters not loading into Google Big Query - SAP Data Services 4.x


  • When running a job that loads data to a target Google Big Query table, special characters (such as "ã", for example) are not loaded correctly.
  • Throughout the job, the data charset encoding is being consistently handled and it matches the target table codepage.
  • The SQL Loader in the job trace log contains the expected string format of the data.



  • SAP Data Services 4.x
  • Google Big Query
  • Google Big Query ODBC Datastore with a DSN configured.


SAP Data Services 4.3


BODS, DS , Data Services, GBQ, Google, Big Query, special, character, char, encoding, incorrect, string, loading, data , KBA , EIM-DS-EXE , Job Execution , EIM-DS-CON , Connectivity , Problem

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