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SQL Server multi-processor question

Posted on 2003-11-13
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I have a 4 proc system with SQL Server 2000 Standard edition running on Server 2000. When I run a query I only see one of the processors being utilized (50+%). The rest just sit idle. SQL server 2000 standard documentation says it supports 4 procs. I have SQL Server properties set to use all available procs. How do I get the rest of the processors to take some of the load?
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Verify that the "max degree of parallelism" option, shown/set via sp_configure, is set to a value > 1.
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Or to 0, of course.
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by:kauf
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Additionally you can set SQL which CPU's to use (check some, one or all in the settings box)
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