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The MySQL Sys Schema (Doc ID 2040012.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 04, 2023

Applies to:

MySQL Server - Version 5.6 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


Learn what the MySQL sys schema is and how to install and configure it.


A general guidance for DBAs who are looking to use the MySQL sys schema.


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In this Document
 Installing the Sys Schema: MySQL 5.7.7 and Later
 Installing the Sys Schema: MySQL 5.7.6 and Earlier and MySQL 5.6
 Advanced Installations
 MySQL Workbench
 Naming Conventions For Views
 The Sys Schema and mysqldump/mysqlpump
 Additional Reading

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