Standard batch processing

Standard batch mode is activated by clicking the Batch checkbox in the dialog where the input data is selected (figure 7.5).

Unlike launching a single task, you can select a folder as well as, or instead of, individual data elements for the analysis.

Identifying batch units

A batch unit is the set of data that will be used as a single input set for a given run of an analysis. A given batch unit can consist of one or more data elements.

If a folder is selected as input to a batch analysis, each folder or data element directly under that folder will be considered a batch unit. This means:

An example of a batch run is shown in figure 7.5.

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Figure 7.5: The Cloning folder includes both folders and sequences.