This article discusses MySQL privileges available on shared hosting accounts.
For security and performance reasons, A2 Hosting does not allow shared hosting accounts to have MySQL superuser access. Instead, if your account is on a shared server, you are granted the following set of MySQL privileges:
The set of user privileges listed above does not allow you to use the MySQL Event Scheduler on a shared server. In addition to the possible security implications of granting additional privileges, running the Event Scheduler in a shared environment could potentially cause high resource usage and affect other accounts.
However, the MySQL Event Scheduler can be enabled for managed VPS and managed dedicated servers. Similarly, unmanaged VPS users can configure the MySQL Event Scheduler on their systems.
For more information about MySQL privileges, please visit http://dev.mysql.com/doc/refman/5.1/en/privileges-provided.html.