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What is Batch Processing?
Involves collecting data over a period of time and then processing this data collectively over a period of time.
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What type of file is batch processing?
Its held as a transaction file and then after processing the master file is updated.
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What is a Transaction file?
File used to store data.
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What can you do to a transaction file?
Add a new record to the master file, delete a record from the master file and update/amend an existing record within the master file.
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What is a master file?
Main file used to store data in a computer system.
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How is the master file sorted into order?
Using the primary field
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