EC-11.2 - Release Hardening Plan

Activities during the Hardening phase

EC-11.2- Release Hardening

Scope Freeze

7 December 2016

Pre-Hardening UAT

7 December 2016 - 8 December 2016

Environment Prep. (RC0)

8 December 2016 - 9 December 2016

Prepare all the environments on Oracle 12c EE and SE

Online Help Readiness

12 December 2016 - 6 January 2017

Test Cycle # 1

12 December 2016 - 20 December 2016

Test Cycle # 1 (Oracle 12c) - Retest all the issues fixed and update the Regression library

Release Documentation

12 December 2016 - 15 January 2017

Execute Automated Tests on Release Branch

12 December 2016 - 24 January 2017

Triage the failures observed in test cycle

13 December 2016 - 17 January 2017

RC0 Code Freeze

21 December 2016

Bug Quest # 1

21 December 2016 - December 21, 2016

Plain Environment Exploratory Testing

RC1 - Environment Preparation

22 December 2016 - December 23, 2016

Upgrade Environment from Last Release Version

Test Cycle # 2

26 December 2016 - 6 January 2017

Test Cycle # 2 - Execution on Upgrade Environment (12c)

Bug Quest # 2

5 January 2017 - January 5, 2017

RC1 /DBCode Freeze

6 January 2017

DB Code Freeze - No more DB Changes

RC2 - Environment Preparation

9 January 2017 - 10 January 2017

User Acceptance Testing - PO/PM

10 January 2017 - 17 January 2017

UAT of the features, online help and release documentation review

Bug Quest # 3

11 January 2017 - January 11, 2017

Test Cycle # 3

11 January 2017 - 18 January 2017

TC # 3 - Execution - Including Online Help

Environment Preparation (Final Tag)

18 January 2017 - 19 January 2017

Final Code Freeze

18 January 2017

Final Code Freeze - No more commits after this date, EOB Stavanger.

Documentation Freeze

18 January 2017

Documentation Review

18 January 2017 - 23 January 2017

Build Verification Testing (Final)

20 January 2017 - 24 January 2017

Installation document testing

23 January 2017 - January 24, 2017

Release Go/No-Go

24 January 2017

Release!

25 January 2017