MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual Including MySQL NDB Cluster 8.0

29.2.3 Plugin API Components

The server plugin implementation comprises several components.

SQL statements:

Command-line options and system variables:

For additional information about plugin loading, see Section 5.6.1, “Installing and Uninstalling Plugins”.

Plugin-related tables:

The client plugin implementation is simpler:

To examine how MySQL implements plugins, consult the following source files in a MySQL source distribution: