parallel_workers

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

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 (initial commit 25fe8b5f).

Notes

In the initial commit (25fe8b5f), it was named parallel_degree, but changed to parallel_workers in commit c9ce4a1c).

Categories

Configuration, Performance

See also

max_parallel_workers