Documentation Home
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
Related Documentation Download this Manual
PDF (US Ltr) - 35.3Mb
PDF (A4) - 35.5Mb
PDF (RPM) - 33.8Mb
EPUB - 8.6Mb
HTML Download (TGZ) - 8.4Mb
HTML Download (Zip) - 8.5Mb
HTML Download (RPM) - 7.3Mb
Eclipse Doc Plugin (TGZ) - 9.3Mb
Eclipse Doc Plugin (Zip) - 11.3Mb
Man Pages (TGZ) - 198.3Kb
Man Pages (Zip) - 302.1Kb
Info (Gzip) - 3.2Mb
Info (Zip) - 3.2Mb
Excerpts from this Manual

6.1.8 Server Plugins

MySQL supports a plugin API that enables creation of server components. Plugins can be loaded at server startup, or loaded and unloaded at runtime without restarting the server. The components supported by this interface include, but are not limited to, storage engines, INFORMATION_SCHEMA tables, full-text parser plugins, partitioning support, and server extensions.

MySQL distributions include several plugins that implement server extensions:

The following sections describe how to install and uninstall plugins, and how to determine at runtime which plugins are installed and obtain information about them. For information about writing plugins, see Section 26.2, “The MySQL Plugin API”.


User Comments
Sign Up Login You must be logged in to post a comment.