Tom Lane wrote: > Stephan Szabo <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > > On Tue, 26 Aug 2003, Ang Chin Han wrote: > >> Veering aside a bit, since we usually pinpoint performance problems by > >> looking at EXPLAIN ANALYZE's differences between the planner's > >> estimation and actual execution's stats, what's involved in parsing the > >> EXPLAIN ANALYZE results, and highlighting the places where they are way > >> different? Bold, underline, or put some asterisks in front of those steps. > > > The hardest part is determining where it matters I think. You can use the > > row counts as the base for that, but going from 1 row to 50 is not > > necessarily going to be an issue, but it might be if a nested loop is > > chosen. > > We've been chatting about this idea among the Red Hat group. The RHDB > Visual Explain tool (get it at http://sources.redhat.com/rhdb/) already > computes the percent of total runtime represented by each plan node. > It seems like we could highlight nodes based on a large difference > between estimated and actual percentage, or just highlight the nodes > that are more than X percent of the runtime.
Is there a TODO here? Perhaps: o Have EXPLAIN ANALYZE highlight poor optimizer estimates -- Bruce Momjian | http://candle.pha.pa.us [EMAIL PROTECTED] | (610) 359-1001 + If your life is a hard drive, | 13 Roberts Road + Christ can be your backup. | Newtown Square, Pennsylvania 19073 ---------------------------(end of broadcast)--------------------------- TIP 7: don't forget to increase your free space map settings