Reading the release note is a must - Drupal 8.8.0 will bring you down!
If you overlooked reading the released note in Drupal 8.8.0 you probably bring your site down. Failure to update the pathauto module before updating the core will result in this error message.
Base table or view not found: 1146 Table 'path_alias' doesn't exist: SELECT base_table.id AS id, base_table.path
You finally realize you have to read the release note: https://www.drupal.org/project/drupal/releases/8.8.0