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Re: Monitoring PostgreSQL Process

From: "Aaron Bono" <postgresql(at)aranya(dot)com>
To: "Tomeh, Husam" <htomeh(at)firstam(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Monitoring PostgreSQL Process
Date: 2006-11-22 18:46:22
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On 11/22/06, Tomeh, Husam <htomeh(at)firstam(dot)com> wrote:
>
>  You may query the system view, pg_stat_activity to check out the current
> SQL statements running. To track down executed SQL statements into a
> physical log file, you may want to enable statement logging. For more
> details on that, check out:
> http://www.postgresql.org/docs/8.1/static/runtime-config-logging.html
>
> Once you capture your SQL statement, you can run "explain" on it to check
> out its execution plan.
>

I think capturing the currently running SQL will be enough for now, thanks.
It should show me what queries are running the longest and most frequently.

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>   Husam
>   http://firstdba.googlepages.com
>
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> *From:* pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org [mailto:
> pgsql-admin-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] *On Behalf Of *Aaron Bono
> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 21, 2006 9:50 PM
> *To:* pgsql-admin(at)postgresql(dot)org
> *Subject:* [ADMIN] Monitoring PostgreSQL Process
>
> I have a couple processes/connections to one of our databases that appears
> to be eating up most of the CPU and we are trying to determine what these
> processes are doing that is taking so much CPU time.
>
> Is there a way to monitor the SQL being run for a specific
> connection/process?
>
> We are using PostgreSQL 8.1.5 on CentOS Linux.
>
> Thanks,
> Aaron
>
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