- Does it need to import, export, or both?
- Is it started manually or automatically?
- Is the interface timer or event driven?
Let's discuss these questions.
When importing and exporting, the data process can be started manually by an end user using data pulling or data pushing. The interface can also be event- (real time) or timer-driven (asynchronous).
When an interface is manual, the first application has an export process and another application has an import process. The end user first manually starts the export process and then manually starts the import process in another...