Being able to tell how much time a query takes to run can be very useful when you’re trying to optimize your queries.
In this post, we’ll show you how to do this using the
psql command-line tool.
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One of the most straightforward ways to time a query is to use the following:
Note that you would need to have the psql command installed on your machine:
This is going to be enabled for your current session only. Once you open a new session, the query timing will be disabled, so you will have to enable it again.
Hope that this helps!