parallel_workers

A storage parameter controlling the number of workers used to assist a parallel scan

parallel_workers is a storage parameter controlling the number of workers used to assist a parallel scan of a table.

parallel_workers was added in PostgreSQL 9.6.

Change history

Note: initially it was named parallel_degree, but changed to parallel_workers in commit c9ce4a1c).

Categories

Parallel queries, Performance, Storage parameter (relopt)

See also

max_parallel_workers