17.10 - What are Workers? - Teradata Viewpoint - Teradata Workload Management

Teradata® Viewpoint User Guide

Product
Teradata Viewpoint
Teradata Workload Management
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
October 2021
Content Type
User Guide
Publication ID
B035-2206-101K
Language
English (United States)

Workers are database sessions that work in parallel to move objects to new maps. The workers follow the group order specified in the action list. For serial groups, one worker is needed. For parallel groups, more workers can be added. You can add or remove workers while a move is running.