Batch Processing

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Batch Processing

The completion of a number of tasks by a computer without manual input by a person. A computer can be programmed to use batch processing in order to make it faster and more efficient. Batch processing traces its roots to the invention of the modern computer in the 1950s and 1960s.
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The integrated scheduling solution has enabled the company to quadruple its complex batch environment while reducing costs.
HOUSTON -- BMC Software (NYSE:BMC) today announced a major new offering in its BMC Batch Impact Manager solution, which dramatically reduces the time needed to resolve IT bottlenecks in batch environments, thereby enabling customers to deliver their business services faster and more efficiently.
Recognizing the need to manage change and minimize errors, the new BMC CONTROL-M release addresses the complexities of the growing batch environment with Workload Lifecycle Management, which provides end-to-end change and version control across multiple environments and platforms.
Dialogue's Real-time engine makes it possible to dynamically name the files with the individual policy number and time stamp, and run different files and several production engines at the same time--something not possible in a batch environment.
The project centered on the bank's IBM MVS batch environment, identifying unused internal and 3rd party programs, unutilized JCL jobs and procedures, and Direct Access Storage Device (DASD) usage.