N the most recent
wait events that have ended globally, across all threads. Wait
events are not added to the table until they have ended. When
the table becomes full, the oldest row is discarded when a new
row is added, regardless of which thread generated either row.
When a thread ends, all its rows are discarded.
The Performance Schema autosizes the value of
N during server startup. To set the
table size explicitly, set the
system variable at server startup.
table has the same columns as
Section 126.96.36.199, “The events_waits_current Table”.
For more information about the relationship between the three wait event tables, see Section 25.9, “Performance Schema Tables for Current and Historical Events”.
For information about configuring whether to collect wait events, see Section 25.12.4, “Performance Schema Wait Event Tables”.