List events on MySQL server

Article for: Oracle database MariaDB

Query below return all events scheduled in MySQL database with details.

Query

select event_schema as database_name,
       event_name,
       event_definition,
       event_type,
       concat(interval_value, ' ', interval_field) as 'interval',
       case when event_type = 'RECURRING'
                 then starts
            else execute_at end as execute_time,
       ends,
       status
from information_schema.events
-- where event_schema  = 'your database name'
order by event_schema,
         event_name;

Columns

  • database_name - name of the database (schema) conaining event
  • event_name - name of the event
  • event_definition - definition of the event
  • event_type:
    • ONE TIME - event will fire only once
    • RECURRING - event fires at defined interval
  • interval - event schedule interval
  • execute_time - when event will be launched first time
  • ends - when event will stop. Null value means never.
  • status:
    • Disabled
    • Enabled

Rows

  • One row: represents one event
  • Scope of rows: all events in database
  • Ordered by event database, event name

Sample results

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