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Batch Processing vs. Stream Processing

Batch Processing and Stream Processing are two distinct approaches to processing data in computing, each with its own use cases and characteristics. Understanding the differences between them is crucial for choosing the right processing method for a given task or application.

Batch Processing


  • Batch Processing involves processing large volumes of data in a single, finite batch. This data is collected over a period and processed as a single unit.


  1. Delayed Processing: Data is collected over a time interval and processed later in batches. 2




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