What is real time processing and batch processing?
In a real time processing, there is a continual input, process and
output of data. Data has to be processed in a small stipulated time
period (real time), otherwise it will create problems for the
For example: assembly line robots and radar system.
In a batch processing group of transactions collected over a period
of time is collected, entered, processed and then the batch results
are produced. Batch processing requires separate programs for
input, process and output. It is an efficient way of processing
high volume of data.
For example: Payroll system, Examination system and billing