- 1. Pretty Darn Quick or Pretty Damn Quick. Means as soon as possible..
Similar in meaning to ASAP.
- 2. Parallel Data Query (or Parallel Data Queries). Refers to breaking a query down into a number of smaller parts each of which can then be run against a database separately in parallel. For a parallel processor system, where each query runs against a separate database instance, this can lead to substantial performance improvements.