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Re: [HACKERS] keeping track of connections

From: Brett McCormick <brett(at)work(dot)chicken(dot)org>
To: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: David Gould <dg(at)illustra(dot)com>, Hal Snyder <hal(at)enteract(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)hub(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] keeping track of connections
Date: 1998-06-03 23:53:25
Message-ID: 13685.57845.100955.749805@web0.speakeasy.org (view raw or flat)
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On Wed, 3 June 1998, at 18:40:10, The Hermit Hacker wrote:

> > > select * from procs;
<stuff deleted>
> > 
> > "procs" is a pseudo-table that is generated on the fly from the process
> > data structures in the shared memory when queried. There are also
> > pseudo-tables for locks and traces and other information. 

That's exactly what I envision.  PRobably not what I articulated.

> > The advantage of using SQL is that the data can be selected into other
> > tables, grouped, projected, joined or whatever. The other advantage is
> > that all the exiting clients can take advantage of the data. So if you
> > wanted to write a graphical status monitor, you could do so quite simply
> > in pgtcl. 

Exactly.

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