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Join Query Perfomance Issue

From: Thomas Zaksek <zaksek(at)ptt(dot)uni-due(dot)de>
To: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Join Query Perfomance Issue
Date: 2008-02-11 18:08:25
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I have serious performance problems with the following type of queries:
/explain analyse SELECT '12.11.2007 18:04:00 UTC' AS zeit,
                       'M' AS datatyp,
                       p.zs_nr AS zs_de,
                       de_mw_abh_j_lkw(mw_abh) AS j_lkw,
                       de_mw_abh_v_pkw(mw_abh) AS v_pkw,
                       de_mw_abh_v_lkw(mw_abh) AS v_lkw,
                   de_mw_abh_p_bel(mw_abh) AS p_bel
                   FROM  messpunkt p, messungen_v_dat_2007_11_12 m, de_mw w
                       WHERE  m.ganglinientyp = 'M'   
               AND 381 = m.minute_tag
                       AND (, p.mw_nr) = (m.messpunkt,;

Explain analze returns

 Nested Loop  (cost=0.00..50389.39 rows=3009 width=10) (actual 
time=0.503..320.872 rows=2189 loops=1)
   ->  Nested Loop  (cost=0.00..30668.61 rows=3009 width=8) (actual 
time=0.254..94.116 rows=2189 loops=1)
         ->  Index Scan using 
messungen_v_dat_2007_11_12_messpunkt_minute_tag_idx on 
messungen_v_dat_2007_11_12 m  (cost=0.00..5063.38 rows=3009 width=4) 
(actual time=0.131..9.262 rows=2189 loops=1)
               Index Cond: ((ganglinientyp = 'M'::bpchar) AND (381 = 
         ->  Index Scan using messpunkt_nr_idx on messpunkt p  
(cost=0.00..8.50 rows=1 width=12) (actual time=0.019..0.023 rows=1 
               Index Cond: ( = m.messpunkt)
   ->  Index Scan using de_nw_nr_idx on de_mw w  (cost=0.00..6.53 rows=1 
width=10) (actual time=0.019..0.023 rows=1 loops=2189)
         Index Cond: (p.mw_nr =
 Total runtime: 329.134 ms
(9 rows)

Doesnt looks too bad to me, but i'm not that deep into sql query 
optimization. However, these type of query is used in a function to 
access a normalized, partitioned database, so better performance in this 
queries would speed up the whole database system big times.
Any suggestions here would be great. I allready tested some things, 
using inner join, rearranging the order of the tables, but but only 
minor changes in the runtime, the version above seemed to get us the 
best performance.



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