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Release and Maintenance Schedule

The following schedules apply for Alma, Primo VE, Leganto and Esploro environments. Dates are posted two months in advance of the maintenance activity.

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Release Schedule
Monthly Release  Sandbox Release Production Release Release Update Notes
January 2020 December 15, 2019 January 5, 2020 January 12, 2020  
February 2020 January 19, 2020 February 2, 2020 February 9, 2020
  • Repository semi annual indexing is ready
  • Premium sandbox refresh occurs with the Release Update
March 2020 February 16, 2020 March 1, 2020 March 8, 2020 Primo VE semi-annual indexing is ready
April 2020 March 22, 2020 April 5, 2020 N/A In light of the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic, and in consultation with the user groups, Ex Libris will not release this release in order to allow libraries to focus on their operational preparations and activities.
May 2020 April 5, 2020 May 3, 2020 May 10, 2020 The Sandbox release has been moved up by 2 weeks in order to allow libraries more time to review and evaluate the changes in this release.
June 2020 May 24, 2020 June 7, 2020 June 14, 2020  
July 2020 June 21, 2020 July 5, 2020 July 12, 2020  
August 2020 July 19, 2020 August 2, 2020 August 9, 2020
  • Repository semi annual indexing is ready
  • Premium sandbox refresh occurs with the Release Update
September 2020 August 23, 2020 September 6, 2020 September 13, 2020 Primo VE semi-annual indexing is ready
October 2020 September 20, 2020 October 4, 2020 N/A Infrastructure Release 
November 2020 October 18, 2020 November 1, 2020 November 8, 2020  
December 2020 November 22, 2020 December 6, 2020 December 13, 2020  
January 2021 December 20, 2020 January 10, 2021 January 17, 2021 Repository semi annual indexing is ready
February 2021 January 24, 2021 February 7, 2021 February 14, 2021
  • Primo VE semi-annual indexing is ready
  • Premium sandbox refresh occurs with the Release Update

 

March 2021 February 21, 2021 March 3, 2021 March 14, 2021  
April 2021 March 21, 2021 April 4, 2021 N/A Infrastructure Release
May 2021 April 18, 2021 May 2, 2021 May 9, 2021  
June 2021 May 23, 2021 June 6, 2021 June 13, 2021  
July 2021 June 20, 2021 July 4, 2021 July 11, 2021 Repository semi annual indexing is ready
August 2021 July 18, 2021 August 1, 2021 August 8, 2021
  • Primo VE semi-annual indexing is ready
  • Premium sandbox refresh occurs with the Release Update
September 2021 August 22, 2021  September 9, 2021 N/A Infrastructure Release
October 2021 September 19, 2021 October 3, 2021 October 10, 2021  
November 2021 October 24, 2021 November 7, 2021 November 14, 2021  
December 2021 November 21, 2021 December 5, 2021 December 12, 2021  
The Release Update takes place on both the sandbox and production environments.
Maintenance Schedule
Date Activity Data Center Impacted Environment Estimated downtime (UTC)
January 12, 2020 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA04 06:00 - 10:00
February 23, 2020 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Amsterdam Data Center EU00 21:00 - 02:00
March 8, 2020 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA03 04:00 - 08:00
March 22, 2020 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA01 06:00 - 10:00
March 29, 2020 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA02 06:00 - 10:00
April 19, 2020 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Amsterdam Data Center EU01 01:00 - 05:00
May 9, 2020 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Singapore Data Center AP01 14:00 - 18:00
May 23, 2020 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center CZ01 16:00 - 18:00
June 14, 2020 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Amsterdam Data Center EU02 20:00 - 23:59
Dates and times given are calculated estimations and may be subject to change.
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