Batch Up

What Does Batch Up Mean?

The term “batch up” is used to describe the process of managing a set of small tasks or procedures in batches. The idea is that this sort of batch processing promotes efficiency. “Batch up” is using IT in many different ways, to avoid iterative repetitions or to make processes more efficient.


Techopedia Explains Batch Up

In a general sense, people using the term “batch up” in IT may talk about batching up all sorts of tasks such as data handling tasks or implementing code functions. They might talk about taking in batches of data points and working with them as a group. There is also the common use of the term batch file, where a series of commands are sent to a system. All of this embraces the idea of mass managing incremental work, or a kind of “mass manufacturing” for data processes.


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