On 23/08/16 08:27, Tom Lane wrote:
Initially I thought of something I thought was factious, but then
realized it might actually be both practicable & useful...
Andres Freund <and...@anarazel.de> writes:
On 2016-08-22 13:54:43 -0400, Robert Haas wrote:
On Sat, Aug 20, 2016 at 11:17 AM, Tom Lane <t...@sss.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
I'm inclined to suggest you forget this approach and propose a single
counter for "SQL commands executed", which avoids all of the above
definitional problems. People who need more detail than that are
probably best advised to look to contrib/pg_stat_statements, anyway.
I disagree. I think SQL commands executed, lumping absolutely
everything together, really isn't much use.
I'm inclined to agree. I think that's a quite useful stat when looking
at an installation one previously didn't have a lot of interaction with.
Well, let's at least have an "other" category so you can add up the
counters and get a meaningful total.
regards, tom lane
How about 2 extra categories (if appropriate!!!):
1. Things that actually might be sort of as fitting in 2 or more of the
existing categories, or there is an ambiguity as to which category
2. Things that don't fit into any existing category
This was inspired by a real use case, in a totally unrelated area - but
where I attempted to ensure counts were in the most useful categories I
was able to provide. The user had listed categories, but I found that
the data didn't always fit neatly into them as specified.
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