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See also: Performance Schema for MariaDB Enterprise Server 23.08, in 23.07 ES, in 10.6 ES, in 10.5 ES, in 10.4 ES, in 10.3 ES, in 10.2 ES, in 10.6 CS, in 10.5 CS, in 10.4 CS, in 10.3 CS, and in 10.2 CS
CREATE TABLE `performance_timers` ( `TIMER_NAME` enum('CYCLE','NANOSECOND','MICROSECOND','MILLISECOND','TICK') NOT NULL COMMENT 'Time name, used in the setup_timers table.', `TIMER_FREQUENCY` bigint(20) DEFAULT NULL COMMENT 'Number of timer units per second. Dependent on the processor speed.', `TIMER_RESOLUTION` bigint(20) DEFAULT NULL COMMENT 'Number of timer units by which timed values increase each time.', `TIMER_OVERHEAD` bigint(20) DEFAULT NULL COMMENT 'Minimum timer overhead, determined during initialization by calling the timer 20 times and selecting the smallest value. Total overhead will be at least double this, as the timer is called at the beginning and end of each timed event.' )
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