Method and apparatus for multi-transaction batch processing

  • US 5,115,392 A
  • Filed: 10/07/1987
  • Issued: 05/19/1992
  • Est. Priority Date: 10/09/1986
  • Status: Expired due to Fees
First Claim
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1. A transaction processing method which implements transaction processing in a data communication management system in which a transaction causes an application program to start, said method comprising with an electronic apparatus executing the steps of:

  • essentially determining whether a transaction is to be batch processed in accordance with a type of the application program required by said transaction;

    storing said transaction in a batch process transaction queue when said transaction is determined to be batch processed;

    starting an application program which electronically processes transactions stored in said batch process transaction queue when a predetermined condition is met, and upon termination of electronic processing of said application program, issuing once a synchronous point acquisition request for all processed transactions so as to acquire synchronous points of transactions in a batch fashion; and

    transmitting transmission messages of said processed transactions in a batch fashion, after batch acquisition of synchronous points for the transactions has been made.

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