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MySQL Plugin Architecture (Doc ID 1353750.1)

Last updated on MARCH 08, 2020

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.5 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document answers the most common questions of the MySQL Plugin architecture. Answers cover areas such as installation, usage and monitoring and also why it may be important to you.  

Questions and Answers

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In this Document
Questions and Answers
 What is a MySQL Plugin?
 What are the different types of plugins?
 What about the old User-Defined Function (UDF) API?
 Where can I get the plugins?
 How do I install plugins?
 How do I identify installed plugins?
 How do I remove a plugin?
 Can I create a plugin?
 Can I create my own commercially licensed plugin?
 Where can I find out more information?

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