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What is the difference between real-time and batch system processing? Give some examples of each.

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What is the difference between real-time and batch system processing? Give some examples of each.

Batch vs. Real-Time Processing:

The management of tasks or data can be deconstructed into three steps: 1) input, 2) processing and 3) output. If all of these steps are conducted immediately, the process is referred to as real time. Batch processing means that once the input is received, there's a delay in the last two steps and all requests to complete similar tasks are gathered and processed together (hence, "in a batch").

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Batch processing can more efficient than real-time processing in terms of throughput since it processes large volumes of like activities...

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What is Batch Processing? - Definition & Examples

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In this lesson, you will learn how information is prioritized, scheduled, and processed on large-scale computers. These large-scale computers are commonly found at banks, research institutions, universities, and utility companies.


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