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I have a trigger that needs to be run during a Bulk API insert/update of records but that needs to not run during an Batch Apex Job like:

global class myBatchClass implements Database.Batchable<sObject> {}

My question is will using !System.isBatch() affect the Bulk API job, as of now it is working correctly on my Apex Batch which is what I want.

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No, it won't. Processing of records in a Bulk API job is not treated as an Asynchronous Apex context. The System.isBatch() method

Returns true if a batch Apex job invoked the executing code, or false if not.

It will return false is code is invoked via trigger in the context of a Bulk API job.

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  • Thank you. I saw a post with a similar answer, all of Salesforce's documentation uses the term "batch" very frequently when referring to bulk processing so I wanted to make sure
    – MMeadows
    Jul 23, 2019 at 15:10

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