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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 16, 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  
The Release Update takes place on both the sandbox and production environments.
Maintenance Schedule - next 3 Months
Date Activity Data Center Impacted Environment Estimated downtime (UTC)
January 12 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA04 06:00 - 10:00
February 23 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Amsterdam Data Center EU00 21:00 - 02:00
March 8 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA03 04:00 - 08:00
March 22 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA01 06:00 - 10:00
March 29 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center NA02 06:00 - 10:00
April 19 Cloud Database Maintenance Activity Amsterdam Data Center EU01 01:00 - 05:00
May 9 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Singapore Data Center AP01 14:00 - 18:00
May 23 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Chicago Data Center CZ01 16:00 - 18:00
June 14 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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