Re: Naming of the different stats systems / "stats collector"

From: Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de>
To: "David G(dot) Johnston" <david(dot)g(dot)johnston(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Pg Hackers <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>, Kyotaro Horiguchi <horikyota(dot)ntt(at)gmail(dot)com>
Subject: Re: Naming of the different stats systems / "stats collector"
Date: 2022-04-04 04:22:59
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On 2022-03-08 20:17:06 -0700, David G. Johnston wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 8, 2022 at 7:32 PM Andres Freund <andres(at)anarazel(dot)de> wrote:
> > we need a descriptive term / shorthand that
> > describes the type of statistics we currently send to the stats collector.
> >
> > "cumulative stats subsystem"?
> >
> >
> I'm growing fond of "cumulative". It is more precise (and restrictive)
> than "metric" but that is beneficial here so long as it is indeed true
> (which a quick skim of Table 28.2. Collected Statistics Views [1] leads me
> to believe it is).

I did go for that one - I think it looks better than the other
alternatives. Should you be interested, I posted a version using that name at
[1]. The majority of the changes related to the naming are in 0005, 0026,


Andres Freund


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