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    Release and Maintenance Schedule Archive

    The following schedules apply for Alma, Primo VE, Leganto and Esploro environments. 

    Monthly Release Schedule - 2020
    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  

     

    Monthly Release Schedule - 2019
    Monthly Release  Sandbox Release Production Release Release Update
    January 2019 December 23, 2018 January 6, 2019 January 13, 2019
    February 2019 January 20, 2019 February 3, 2019 February 10, 2019
    March 2019 February 17, 2019 March 3, 2019 March 10, 2019
    April 2019 March 24, 2019 April 7, 2019 April 14, 2019
    May 2019 April 21, 2019 May 5, 2019 N/A (Infrastructure Release)
    June 2019 May 19, 2019 June 2, 2019 June 9, 2019
    July 2019 June 23, 2019 July 7, 2019 July 14, 2019
    August 2019 July 21, 2019 August 4, 2019 August 11, 2019
    September 2019 August 17, 2019 September 1, 2019 September 8, 2019
    October 2019 September 22, 2019 October 6, 2019 N/A (Infrastructure Release)
    November 2019 October 20, 2019 November 3, 2019 November 10, 2019
    December 2019 November 17, 2019 December 1, 2019 December 8, 2019
    The Release Update takes place on both the sandbox and production environments.
    Maintenance Schedule History
    Date Activity Data Center Impacted Environment Estimated downtime (UTC)
    December 8, 2019 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Canada data center CA01 08:00 - 09:30
    December 24, 2019 Cloud Network Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Amsterdam data center EU00, EU01, EU02, EU03 Short interruptions between
    Tues. 22:00 - Wed. 00:00
    December 25, 2019 Cloud Database Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Seattle data center NA05 08:00 - 09:30
    December 29, 2019 Cloud Network Infrastructure Maintenance Activity Chicago data center NA01, NA02, NA03 Short interruptions between 04:00 - 12:00
    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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