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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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This single-database scheme is far less complex than that of a typical batch-oriented system.
Many believe that systems which allow continuous measurements and reporting will become the new standard, in sharp contrast to the periodic reporting practices of the legacy, batch-oriented, and modular systems that prevail today.
This input was especially important since the designers were more accustomed to working with page-oriented software such as Quark Xpress and PageMaker, which allow easy manipulation of layout, rather than a batch-oriented system such as XyVision, in which operator intervention is minimized.
Since domestic clearinghouse processing is batch-oriented, it's well-suited to high-volume, low-value payments, which include direct deposit of payroll; Social Security; pensions, annuities and dividends; financial electronic data interchange; direct debits; electronic bill payment; and point-of-sale, electronic, tax, government and commercial vendor payments.
And it's hoped that the process can become more continuous--right now it's very batch-oriented.
Some of these tests have proved so popular that they have replaced more automated but batch-oriented systems.
An enterprise feature-set that enables enterprises to build secure, reliable and scalable batch-oriented or real-time integrations to connect a wide range of data formats and disparate applications.
Data warehouses gave us the ability to access all of our data, and while these systems were highly optimized for analytical long-running queries, they were strictly batch-oriented with weekly or nightly loads.
Business-to-business integration gateway requirements can range from simple, batch-oriented exchange of a few types of trading documents between a few trading partners, to complicated, global platforms that are mission critical and real time," said Chandana Gopal, research manager, multi-enterprise integration at IDC.
But use of product cost information is problematic in any company, whether it pursues traditional batch-oriented work practices or newer flexible work practices.
The ACH Network is a highly reliable and efficient nationwide batch-oriented electronic funds transfer system governed by the NACHA Operating Rules that provides for interbank clearing of electronic payments for participating depository financial institutions.
And since these two technologies are integrated from the ground up, rather than being connected together with batch-oriented pipelines, you get the processing efficiency necessary to run multiple workloads together in the same cluster.