I am currently trying to migrate my db to my project but I am getting this error but unsure of how to resolve this. It is a laravel project version 7.3 and I am using the new app feature on DigitalOcean.
invalid value for parameter "client_encoding": "utf8mb4" (SQL: select * from information_schema.tables where table_schema = public and table_name = migrations and table_type = 'BASE TABLE').
Please can anyone help?
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If you are using the DigitalOcean App Platform along with a Dev Database, keep in mind that the Dev Database is PostgreSQL and not MySQL.
What you would need to do is either to create a separate MySQL Managed Database Cluster or specify in your environment variables that the
Here is a good video demo on how to deploy a Laravel App to the DigitalOcean App Platform:
Hope that this helps! Regards, Bobby
This indeed looks like Postgresql is being used as Database instead of MySql.
You have two options the way I see it. The first one is in your
config/database.phpfile, edit the
Notice the pgsql at the end.
Or the second option is to set the DB_CONNECTION in .env as pgsql just as already mentioned.