scheduling jobs in mysql

Hi guys,
I wonder if we can schedule jobs in mysql that run hourly or daily at a pearticular time...i need some good references.  Basically i want to delete the rows from the table hourly depending on status field.
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jagadeesh_motamarriAsked:
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todd_farmerCommented:
Support for this is added in version 5.1 (currently in beta).  Unless you are using 5.1, you will need to use some external scheduling mechanism (crontab, Windows task scheduler, application-level scheduling).
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todd_farmerCommented:
Here's the link to the documentation on the new EVENT features of MySQL 5.1:

http://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/event-feature.html

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todd_farmerCommented:
Thanks for the points!
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