How can I reset the postgres "Query statistics" section?

Posted January 11, 2020 1.9k views
DigitalOcean Managed PostgreSQL Database

The “Query statistics” section is great for finding slow queries so they can be speed up. However, once the query is improved I would like a way to reset these statistics so the old, slow queries are gone. Is there a way to do this?

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Same question but for MySQL

Hi @nathanielobrown

To reset “Query statistics” you can use the below command which will discards statistics gathered so far by “pgstatstatements” corresponding to the specified userid, dbid and queryid.

SELECT pg_stat_statements_reset();

If you are getting any error while running this, Kindly check if “pgstatstatements” is available.

You can use the below command to create extension :

CREATE EXTENSION IF NOT EXISTS "pg_stat_statements";