Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2001 14:13:56 -0400
Reply-To: Gerhard Hellriegel <ghellrieg@T-ONLINE.DE>
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From: Gerhard Hellriegel <ghellrieg@T-ONLINE.DE>
Subject: Re: Running SAS
On Tue, 12 Jun 2001 10:47:47 -0700, vaishali joshi <vjoshi73@YAHOO.COM>
>I was wondering if there are in Advantages/disadvantages of running SAS
interactively versus. Batch mode?
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If you mean on OS/390:
big differences! The ressource manager treats batch tasks different from
TSO and in batch you don't lock your TSO session. It is running really in
On other machines: there is no real "batch"-mode. You can run tasks in
background, but that is no big difference to the foreground on windows.
Maybe in UNIX it is, but that depends on, how you treat that tasks. For the
OS it is not a big difference, only the X-Windows may need less ressources.