19.4 Using the Event Scheduler

19.4.1 Event Scheduler Overview
19.4.2 Event Scheduler Configuration
19.4.3 Event Syntax
19.4.4 Event Metadata
19.4.5 Event Scheduler Status
19.4.6 The Event Scheduler and MySQL Privileges

The MySQL Event Scheduler manages the scheduling and execution of events: Tasks that run according to schedule. Event support was added in MySQL 5.1.6. 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 5.1 installation procedure. If you are upgrading to MySQL 5.1 from an earlier version, be sure to update your grant tables to make sure that the event table exists. See Section 4.4.8, “mysql_upgrade — Check and Upgrade MySQL Tables”.

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