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I want to check the execution time of queries so that I can use the best query to fetch the data from my database. How to see the execution time of SQL query in PostgreSQL?

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After logging into PostgreSQL terminal, just run the following command on PostgreSQL terminal to turn on the timing.

mydb=> \timing
Timing is on.
If you want to turn off the timing, run the same command again.
mydb=> \timing
Timing is off.

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