mode by sending jobs either
real (system) card reader to a virtual
batch jobs. The
user machines for other uses.
input streams can be transmitted to the batch facility from remote
stations via communication lines.
processing can be transmitted back to the remote station. For additional
a userid dedicated to execution of jobs in batch mode. The system
After each job is executed, the batch facility will
providing a ccntinuously processing batch machine. The batch processor
by a character string that
machine performing its
virtual card reader
remains in a wait state ready to execute a user job.
such as assemblies and compilations and for execution of large user
programs, since interactive users can continue working at their
terminals while their
The system programmer controls the batch facility virtual machine
environment by resetting the
by writing routines that handle special installation input to the batch
facility, and by writing
Facility facility easier to use.
Each job running under the
the maximum value of 32,767 seconds of virtual processor time, 32,767
punched cards output, and 32,767 printed lines of output.
these limits by modifying the BATLIMIT