It’s often required to run certain programs in background to avoid performance issues in SAP or to automate routine tasks. Most of the time we schedule customer invoice creation, delivery creation are background jobs in SAP. Sometimes if you have to do large number of data uploads to SAP, it’s advisable to run those programs in background as well. There are various methods to run / schedule programs in background. The advantage of background processing is that you can schedule the job to be run any time you want.
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