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MySQL 8.0 Reference Manual  /  Stored Objects  /  Using the Event Scheduler

24.4 Using the Event Scheduler

The MySQL Event Scheduler manages the scheduling and execution of events, that is, tasks that run according to a schedule. The following discussion covers the Event Scheduler and is divided into the following sections:

Stored routines require the events data dictionary table in the mysql system database. This table is created during the MySQL 8.0 installation procedure. If you are upgrading to MySQL 8.0 from an earlier version, be sure to perform the upgrade procedure to make sure that your system database is up to date. See Section 2.11, “Upgrading MySQL”.

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