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Re: Selects query stats?

From: Dan Gorman <dgorman(at)hi5(dot)com>
To: mischa(at)ca(dot)sophos(dot)com
Cc: pgsql-performance(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Selects query stats?
Date: 2006-05-23 18:33:12
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In any other DB (oracle, mysql) I know how many queries (selects) per  
second the database is executing. How do I get this
number out of postgres?

I have a perl script that can test this, but no way the db tells me  
how fast it's going.

(e.g. in oracle: select sum(executions) from v$sqlarea;)

Dan Gorman

On May 23, 2006, at 11:32 AM, Mischa Sandberg wrote:

> Dan Gorman wrote:
>> What I am looking for is that our DB is doing X selects a min.
> What specifically would you like to measure?
> Duration for specific queries?
> Queries in an app for which you have no source?
> There may be a way to get what you want by other means ...
> Details?
> I gather you cannot just time the app that's doing the selects,
> nor extract those selects and run them via psql and time them
> on their own?
>>> Dan Gorman wrote:
>>>> All,
>>>> I might be completely crazy here, but it seems every other  
>>>> database exposes select query stats. Postgres only exposes  
>>>> updates/deletes/inserts. Is there something I am missing here?
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