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SQL statistics (execution count, execution time, row count, etc.) provided by PostgreSQL that can be collected through the pg_state_statements view.

  • Because the delta values are calculated and collected from pg_stat_statements every hour, the collection begins 1 hour after configuration.

  • For more information about the pg_stat_statements module, see the following link.

Before use

To use PG SQL Statistics, the following settings are required in the target monitoring DB.

  1. Install the PostgreSQL extension pack.

    yum install postgresql-contrib
  2. Configure the parameters in postgresql.conf and then restart the DB.

    shared_preload_libraries = 'pg_stat_statements'
  3. Install the extension module after connecting the DB to use.

    create extension pg_stat_statements;
  4. Check that the data query is possible.

    select * from public.pg_stat_statements

Basic screen guide

PG SQL Statistics

  1. Select the time and date to view data in Time. You can also select a lookup time by clicking the green button.

  2. Select a target to view data in Instance. You can select multiple instances. To select all instances, click Select all.

  3. Select Search icon.

The top 50 entries appear in the table.

  • Select the clock display area to query a random date and time. If you click the text range for date and time, the option appears to select the date and time.

  • If you select each column in the table header, you can sort the list by the selected item.

  • You can sort the searched results according to the items selected in Sort by. Select a desired item and then select .

  • In View count, you can set the number of items to display in the table. After all settings are finished, select .

  • To download the viewed data as a CSV file, select Download icon.

  • If you select query from the searched result list, the SQL details window appears. For more information, see the following.

Column information guide

queryQuery string
queryidQuery hash code
userUser oid
dbDatabase name
rowsTotal number of rows retrieved or affected
total_exec_timeTotal query execution time (milliseconds)
callsExecution count
shared_blks_hitTotal shared block cache hit count
shared_blks_readTotal number of shared blocks read from disk
blk_read_timeTotal block read time (milliseconds) while track_io_timing is active. Otherwise, the value is 0.
blk_write_timeTotal block write time while track_io_timing is active. Otherwise, the value is 0.
local_blks_dirtiedNumber of changed local blocks
local_blks_hitLocal block cache hit count
local_blks_writtenTotal number of local blocks written in disk
local_blks_readTotal number of local blocks read from disk
shared_blks_writtenTotal number of shared blocks written in disk
shared_blks_dirtiedTotal number of changed shared blocks
temp_blks_readTotal number of temporary blocks read from disk
temp_blks_writtenTotal number of temporary blocks written in disk

Previewing the query

Query preview

You can preview the query statement by moving the mouse pointer to the query column in the search results list.

See query details

SQL details

  • View SQL Statistics: You can go to the SQL statistics menu where you can check statistical information related to the SQL query statement.

  • Default Bind: You can bind the part set as a variable in the query sentence to the default value.

  • Reset Bind: You can release the bound default value and check the variable.

  • Formatting: You can improve readability by applying indentation and formatting to a SQL query statement.

  • Plan: To check plan information, enter DB Name, User Name, and Password, and then select Search icon.

    • Text: You can check plan information in text format.

    • JSON: By viewing the plan information in Json format, you can quickly find the points where bottlenecks occur.


    The function to view plan information in JSON format is supported only in DBX agent 1.6.12 or later.

Filtering the searched results

Adding the filter conditions

You can perform a search by filtering by SQL text, agent name, DB user name, and the like.

Adding conditions

  1. In the Filter option, select .

  2. In Filter key, select a desired filtering criteria.

    • If the value of the selected item is text, you can select any of Includes (blue) and Excludes (red).

      Condition color

    • If the value of the selected item is number, you can select any condition of == (equal to), >= (greater than or equal to), and <= (less than or equal to).

  3. In Condition, select a condition.

  4. Enter a string or number to match the condition.

  5. Select Apply.

  • To add filtering conditions, select Add and then repeat Step 1 to 5. Added conditions are applied based on AND (&&).

  • To delete some items while adding conditions, select Delete icon on the right of the filter conditions. To delete all conditions, select Delete icon Delete All.

  • To quickly delete the conditions applied to the Filter option, select .

  • The default setting is to exclude if sqlText contains 'WhaTap'.


Modifying the filter conditions

Edit filter

Click any applied to the Filter option. If the Edit filter window appears, modify any desired items and then select Apply.

Configuring the table columns

You can hide the table header columns or add any of them. You can also change the column order. Select Column icon.

Column Settings

  • After configuration, select OK to apply the settings in the table.

  • In the number 3 search bar, enter text to search the desired columns. Only the columns that meet the entered text are displayed.

Adding columns

From the Number 1 list, select the items to add as table header columns. To select all items, select Select All.

Deleting columns

From the number 1 list, unselect the columns to delete. Alternatively, select Delete icon on the right of the item to delete from the number 2 list.

Changing the column order

Drag an item to reposition from the number 2 list, and then move it to the desired position.

Initializing the configuration

To cancel all changes and reset them, select Reset icon Reset.