Paul White is an independent SQL Server technical consultant, specializing in performance tuning. Paul lives in Paraparaumu, New Zealand, and has worked with SQL Server since version 6.5. Paul writes a highly-regarded SQL Server technical blog at http://sqlblog.com/blogs/paul_white/ and is a regular contributor to http://www.sqlservercentral.com/. You can also follow him on Twitter at @SQL_Kiwi.
SQL Server is able to make implicit use of parallelism to speed SQL queries. Quite how it does it, and how you can be sure that it is doing so, isn't entirely obvious to most of us. Paul White begins a series that makes it all seem simple, starting at the gentle level of counting Jelly Beans
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