MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0

5.1 The MySQL Server

mysqld is the MySQL server. The following discussion covers these MySQL server configuration topics:

For listings of MySQL server variables and options that have been added, deprecated, or removed in MySQL 8.0, see Section 1.4, “Server and Status Variables and Options Added, Deprecated, or Removed in MySQL 8.0”.


Not all storage engines are supported by all MySQL server binaries and configurations. To find out how to determine which storage engines your MySQL server installation supports, see Section, “SHOW ENGINES Statement”.