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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.
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* Enhances the notification process to ensure batch job events are quickly identified, managed, assigned and solved
This article gives you an overview of how batch job monitoring works and then shows a glimpse of what it looks like in operations mode.
This includes specific batch jobs, interfaces and system programs directly supporting the performance of a business process control.
With version 4.6, batch jobs can now be organized and prioritized within their own custom job queues.
It is not designed for online transaction processing, but is best used for batch jobs. Complex extract, transform, load (ETL) can be done by either chaining scripts together so that the output of one is the input to another or using a workflow engine like Apache Oozie with actions arranged in directed acyclic graph (DAG) to gate actions.
* Converted 800-plus batch jobs (JCL) to the Micro Focus environment.
Without any exception, these decision support-system (DSS) products require storing information on a separate database, external to the application, and then running batch jobs every night that copy the data to the dashboard database for viewing.
It then uses the optimal workload allocation scheme for batch jobs proposed in section ?0 to calculate the workload allocation for each resource based on this historical data.
Stanford FCU said it was gearing up to move from an old, outdated system onto one from Open Solutions Inc., and enlisted Samaha Associates' help throughout the conversion process, mainly for the management of third party interfaces, batch jobs and forms.
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.
These include transactions executed via web, ABAP interface and batch jobs. SAP operations support professionals can now benefit from Early Warning Alerts(TM) and can use application usage pattern insights to manage capacity for transaction growth.
"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.