[2004-01-26] SQL Server Parallel Execution Plans
Microsoft SQL Server introduced parallel query processing capability in version 7.0. The purpose of parallel query execution is to complete a query involving a large amount of data more quickly than possible with a single thread on computers with more than one processor.
[2004-01-13] Keep Your SQL Servers Synchronized with SQL Compare and SQL Data Compare
Managing multiple versions of the same database across different environments (i.e. Development, Test, Production, and Disaster Recovery site) is perhaps one of the most important and least favorable Database Administrative duties. Whether it's synchronizing database objects or actual data, creating utilities to perform this obligatory task is somewhat of a dreaded chore. I mean, think of it, when was the last time you looked forward to creating one of these utility jobs? My point exactly!