Azure Batch allows customers to distribute workloads over groups of VMs to leverage Azure's scalability and utility computing model to run tasks that benefit from distributed computing power. The service could be useful for running jobs such as payroll processing, software builds and test passes, media file encoding, graphics rendering, and artificial intelligence (AI) modeling. Batch handles tasks that comprise the traditional programming pattern of batch processing, such as managing and scaling compute instances, ingesting application and data files, and returning output files.

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