sys.events (Transact-SQL)

THIS TOPIC APPLIES TO:yesSQL Server (starting with 2008)yesAzure SQL DatabasenoAzure SQL Data Warehouse noParallel Data Warehouse

Contains a row for each event for which a trigger or event notification fires. These events represent the event types that are specified when the trigger or event notification is created by using CREATE TRIGGER or CREATE EVENT NOTIFICATION.

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|Applies to: SQL Server ( SQL Server 2008 through current version), Azure SQL Database.|

Column name Data type Description
object_id int ID of the trigger or event notification. This value, together with type, uniquely identifies the row.
type int Event that causes the trigger to fire.
type_desc nvarchar(60) Description of the event that causes the trigger to fire.
is_trigger_event bit 1 = Trigger event.

0 = Notification event.
event_group_type int Event group on which the trigger or event notification is created, or null if not created on an event group.
event_group_type_desc nvarchar(60) Description of the event group on which the trigger or event notification is created, or null if not created on an event group.

See Also

Object Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)
Catalog Views (Transact-SQL)