EC-11.2-SP03 - Release Hardening Plan

Activities during the Hardening phase

EC-11.2-SP03 - Release Hardening

DB Freeze

27 October 2017

All db changes have been committed, allowing for some time for verification builds to complete before scope freeze.

Build Upgrade Scripts

30 October 2017 - 10 November 2017
  • Have the upgrade scripts ready
  • Integrate the newer test data into the upgrade environments.
  • Get an environment ready on Data Universe
  • Test the Upgrade Scripts

Scope Freeze

1 November 2017

All planned scope for SP02 has been completed.
All patches on previous releases have been merged to default.

Environment Preparation (RC0)

1 November 2017 - 13 November 2017
  • Create release branch for SP03
  • Create RC0
  • Prepare clean SP02-PATCHx environments for TC1, and upgrade db.
  • Cluster enabled

Upgrade script applied on 8th Nov

Release Documentation

8 November 2017 - 24 November 2017
  • Technical Documentation
  • Scope Documentation
  • Installation documentation
  • Online Help

Online Help

9 November 2017 - 16 November 2017

Screenshots regeneration (Updation)
BF Descriptions

Feedback from customers? - Screenshots and BF Description

Scheduled UI Automated Test Runs

9 November 2017 - 4 December 2017

Run and Analyze all the automated tests everyday on the release branch

Status and Triage Meetings

10 November 2017 - 1 December 2017

Continuously triage findings and take the status updates.
- Frequency
- 15 mins everyday with individual POs for Triage (Hitesh Jamb)
- 30 mins every alternate day for consolidation of status and release documentation (Dagfinn and Hitesh)

Bug Quest # 1

14 November 2017 - November 14, 2017
  • Perform Exploratory Testing on the features impacted
  • ECSR validation
  • Screen Testing
  • Ensure test system integrity

Check with Upgrade team on getting the first version of the upgrade script ready to get them ready for BQ # 1

TC#1

15 November 2017 - 21 November 2017

Test Cycle # 1:
- Scope issue testing:
- Pri#1: Upgraded environment, Pri#2: Plain Environment -
- All issues retesting on supported browsers and environments
- All past Patch fixes, done post SP02

TC1 Code Freeze

22 November 2017
  • All env taken down
  • Tagging RC1
  • Build env for TC2
  • QA env to be used for verifying whatever

Environment Preparation (RC1)

23 November 2017 - 24 November 2017
  • Create RC1
  • Build SP02-PATCHx db
  • Upgrade to SP03 with the upgrade scripts.

TC#2

27 November 2017 - 1 December 2017

Test Cycle # 2 - Execution on Upgrade Environment (12c)
- Regression Tests
- Online Help
- Fixed JIRAs from TC # 1

User Acceptance Testing

27 November 2017 - 1 December 2017

UAT by PO and PM on Data Universe

Bug Quest # 2

28 November 2017 - November 28, 2017

Final Code Freeze

1 December 2017

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

Environment Preparation (RC2)

4 December 2017 - 5 December 2017
  • Create RC2
  • Build SP02-PATCHx db
  • Upgrade to SP03 with the upgrade scripts.

Post Release BVT

6 December 2017 - 7 December 2017

BVT & Smoke (Installation) testing

6 December 2017 - 7 December 2017

Release Go/No-Go

8 December 2017

Release!

8 December 2017

Post Release Activities

11 December 2017
  • Testing
  • Close JIRAs etc...

Weekends

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28 October 2017 - 29 October 2017

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4 November 2017 - 5 November 2017

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11 November 2017 - 12 November 2017

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18 November 2017 - 19 November 2017

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25 November 2017 - 26 November 2017

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2 December 2017 - 3 December 2017