On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 1:15 PM, Alexey Chernyshov
<a.chernys...@postgrespro.ru> wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Sep 2017 13:53:35 +0530
> Ashutosh Sharma <ashu.coe...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Finally, i got some time to look into this patch and surprisingly I
>> didn't find any function returning information at page level instead
>> all the SQL functions are returning information at index level.
>> Therefore, i too feel that it should be either integrated with
>> pgstattuple which could a better match as Tomas also mentioned or may
>> be add a new contrib module itself. I think, adding a new contrib
>> module looks like a better option. The reason being, it doesn't simply
>> include the function for showing index level statistics (for e.g..
>> index size, no of rows, values..e.t.c) like pgstattuple does but,
>> also, displays information contained in a page for e.g. the object
>> stored in the page,  it's tid e.t.c. So, more or less, I would say
>> that, it's the mixture of pageinspect and pgstattuple module and
>> therefore, i feel, adding it as a new extension would be a better
>> choice. Thought?
> Thank you for your interest, I will add a new contrib module named,
> say, indexstat. I think we can add statistics on other indexes in the
> future.

I think we should wait for experts opinion and then take a call. I am
not expert. I just gave my opinion as i have worked in this area
earlier when working for hash index. Thanks.

With Regards,
Ashutosh Sharma

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