gp_enable_preunique

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gp_enable_preunique

Enables two-phase duplicate removal for SELECT DISTINCT queries (not SELECT COUNT(DISTINCT)). When enabled, it adds an extra SORT DISTINCT set of plan nodes before motioning. In cases where the distinct operation greatly reduces the number of rows, this extra SORT DISTINCT is much cheaper than the cost of sending the rows across the Interconnect.

Value Range Default Set Classifications
Boolean on master

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