The value in this property affects only the operations that the current queue has executing at the same time. Other operation queues can also execute their maximum number of operations in parallel.

What part of speech of parallel?

What sentence element does the "In parallel"? I guess "In parallel" is adverbial.

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In this sentence "parallel" is a noun. Look at the m-w.com definition of parallel:

"an arrangement or state that permits several operations or tasks to be performed simultaneously rather than consecutively"

Yes, it's adverbial as it describes how the operations are executed.

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