20.4 Using the Event Scheduler

20.4.1 Event Scheduler Overview
20.4.2 Event Scheduler Configuration
20.4.3 Event Syntax
20.4.4 Event Metadata
20.4.5 Event Scheduler Status
20.4.6 The Event Scheduler and MySQL Privileges

The MySQL Event Scheduler manages the scheduling and execution of events, that is, tasks that run according to a schedule. The following discussion covers the Event Scheduler and is divided into the following sections:

Stored routines require the event table in the mysql database. This table is created during the MySQL 5.6 installation procedure. If you are upgrading to MySQL 5.6 from an earlier version, be sure to update your grant tables to make sure that the event table exists. See Section 4.4.7, “mysql_upgrade — Check and Upgrade MySQL Tables”.

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