24.2.3 Types of Plugins

24.2.3.1 Storage Engine Plugins
24.2.3.2 Full-Text Parser Plugins
24.2.3.3 Daemon Plugins
24.2.3.4 INFORMATION_SCHEMA Plugins
24.2.3.5 Semisynchronous Replication Plugins
24.2.3.6 Audit Plugins
24.2.3.7 Authentication Plugins

The plugin API enables creation of plugins that implement several capabilities:

The following sections provide an overview of these plugin types.