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batch processing

Etymology: ME, baten, to bake
a processing mode used with computers in which accumulated similar programs and input data are processed simultaneously.

batch processing

Chemistry
The analysis of clinical specimens in a grouped “run”, which contrasts with the more labour-intensive testing of individual specimens.
 
Microbiology
The induction of bacterial growth in a closed-system bioreactor with a specific amount of nutrients; once nutrients are consumed, the system is drained of product and bacteria and a new “batch” of bacteria and nutrients are placed in the system.

batch processing,

n 1. data processing in which a number of similar input data items are grouped together and processed during a single machine run with the same program.
2. the processing of a group of instruments through sterilization or disinfection.
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This article explains how to set up Business Process Monitoring in SAP Solution Manager specifically to monitor batch jobs logs of exceptions and errors.
Enhances the notification process to ensure batch job events are quickly identified, managed, assigned and solved
Dynamic workload management: Seamless integration of batch jobs across different systems, real-time response to service demands and automatic mapping of workloads to IT task priorities.
In some cases, a batch job that doesn't run could be an indication of a larger problem, such as a larger failure in a critical system.
Utilizing a simple and intuitive graphical user interface, Oracle database administrators (DBAs) now have an easier way to handle database management tasks such as adding data files, managing disk space, creating or modifying user accounts, implementing database security, and creating or scheduling batch jobs -- and they can perform these tasks from within the development environment.
The current version of IOF is an OS/390 and z/OS productivity tool that runs in the JES2, TSO and CICS environments, and provides exclusive features and benefits not available with any other product, such as comprehensive batch job analysis and easily programmable interfaces to all JES2 resources.
If the silo needs a particular tape and it isn't readily available, the batch job also stops running.
Amazon Web Services has integrated configuration templates and auto-scaling features with its Spot Instances offering in an effort to make it easier for users to cut costs of running batch jobs in its cloud.
We wanted to completely do away with users having free range on the server and we had to retrain them to write consistent batch jobs using the ActiveBatch interface," he says.
The scanner can handle high-volume batch jobs with up to 70 pages per minute in color, grayscale, or black and white.