Tips&Tricks: Get long running queries from PostgreSQL

Was looking for a method of getting queries that are running longer than 5 minutes out of a PostgreSQL. This solution needs stats_command_string enabled in the postgresql.conf, though. The query you can run:

echo "select procpid,datname,current_query,now() - pg_stat_activity.query_start as duration from pg_stat_activity where pg_stat_activity.current_query ''::text and now() - pg_stat_activity.query_start > interval '5 minutes'" | sudo -u postgres psql

Hope this helps someone!

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