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HashGrowBucketsAllocate

Short Description

Waiting for an elected Parallel Hash participant to finish allocating more buckets.

Additional Information

In parallel hash queries, a number of hash tables are used and both sides of the join are split into batches. Within each batch, buckets are used to group tuples. This wait is seen while an elected parallel hash participant is allocating more buckets.

How to reduce this wait

Parallel queries are excellent at scanning large amounts of data the quickly returning results. Run in isolation or in a considered manner they are a useful tool.

Do not allow concurrent parallel queries from many users to flood system CPU or IO resources.

Adjust max_worker_process , max_parallel_workers and max_parallel_workers_per_gather to control response of your query and overall impact to the system.

PostgreSQL documentation - Parallel Query

PostgreSQL documentation - The Statistics Collector

EDB - Parallel Hash Joins in PostgreSQL Explained

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