batch processing

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batch processing

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1. manufacturing products or treating materials in batches, by passing the output of one process to subsequent processes. Compare continuous processing
2. (Computer Science) a system by which the computer programs of a number of individual users are submitted to the computer as a single batch. Compare time sharing2
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Noun1.batch processing - the serial execution of computer programsbatch processing - the serial execution of computer programs
instruction execution, execution - (computer science) the process of carrying out an instruction by a computer
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Simplify Operational Complexity Users can avoid managing separate systems, tuning them individually for performance, and writing low-level code and batch programs to keep them in sync.
You can use these for 20 different drives, or one drive and 20 batch programs, or any combination," Kenyon said.
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