Re: Planning counters in pg_stat_statements (using pgss_store)

From: Julien Rouhaud <rjuju123(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Fujii Masao <masao(dot)fujii(at)oss(dot)nttdata(dot)com>
Cc: Sergei Kornilov <sk(at)zsrv(dot)org>, "imai(dot)yoshikazu(at)fujitsu(dot)com" <imai(dot)yoshikazu(at)fujitsu(dot)com>, legrand legrand <legrand_legrand(at)hotmail(dot)com>, "pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org" <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Planning counters in pg_stat_statements (using pgss_store)
Date: 2020-03-27 10:00:01
Message-ID: 20200327100001.qarktrnxldmoxzgd@nol
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On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 02:22:47PM +0100, Julien Rouhaud wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 08:08:35PM +0900, Fujii Masao wrote:
> >
> > Here are other comments.
> >
> > - if (jstate)
> > + if (kind == PGSS_JUMBLE)
> >
> > Why is PGSS_JUMBLE necessary? ISTM that we can still use jstate here, instead.
> >
> > If it's ok to remove PGSS_JUMBLE, we can define PGSS_NUM_KIND(=2) instead
> > and replace 2 in, e.g., total_time[2] with PGSS_NUM_KIND. Thought?
> Yes, we could be using jstate here. I originally used that to avoid passing
> PGSS_EXEC (or the other one) as a way to say "ignore this information as
> there's the jstate which says it's yet another meaning". If that's not an
> issue, I can change that as PGSS_NUM_KIND will clearly improve the explicit "2"
> all over the place.

Done, passing PGSS_PLAN when jumble is intended, with a comment saying that the
pgss_kind is ignored in that case.

> > + <entry><structfield>total_time</structfield></entry>
> > + <entry><type>double precision</type></entry>
> > + <entry></entry>
> > + <entry>
> > + Total time spend planning and executing the statement, in milliseconds
> > + </entry>
> > + </row>
> >
> > pg_stat_statements view has this column but the function not.
> > We should make both have the column or not at all, for consistency?
> > I'm not sure if it's good thing to expose the sum of total_plan_time
> > and total_exec_time as total_time. If some users want that, they can
> > easily calculate it from total_plan_time and total_exec_time by using
> > their own logic.
> I think we originally added it as a way to avoid too much compatibility break,
> and also because it seems like a field most users will be interested in anyway.
> Now that I'm thinking about it again, I indeed think it was a mistake to have
> that in view part only. Not mainly for consistency, but for users who would be
> interested in the total_time field while not wanting to pay the overhead of
> retrieving the query text if they don't need it. So I'll change that!


> > + nested_level++;
> > + PG_TRY();
> >
> > In old thread [1], Tom Lane commented the usage of nested_level
> > in the planner hook. There seems no reply to that so far. What's
> > your opinion about that comment?
> >
> > [1]
> Oh thanks, I didn't noticed this part of the discussion. I agree with Tom's
> concern, and I think that having a specific nesting level variable for the
> planner is the best workaround, so I'll implement that.


I also exported BufferUsageAccumDiff as mentioned previously, as it seems
clearner and will avoid future useless code churn, and run pgindent.

v10 attached.

Attachment Content-Type Size
v10-0001-Pass-query-string-to-the-planner.patch text/x-diff 10.4 KB
v10-0002-Add-planning-counters-to-pg_stat_statements.patch text/x-diff 50.4 KB

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