Definition

Batch Processing

The second type of processing is batch processing in Transaction processing system (TPS).

In batch processing, transactions are accumulated over a certain period of time, such as a day, a week, a month, or a quarter, before they are processed.

For example:

 - A company may process the travel expenses of its employees on a monthly basis, whereas sales may be processed at the end of each day.

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