EC-11.2-SP03 Release Hardening Plan v2

Activities during the Hardening phase. Version 2, as of delay to mid December.

EC-11.2-SP03 - Release Hardening

DB Freeze

21 November 2017

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

Env Prep TC1

22 November 2017 - 27 November 2017
  • Create RC1 tag
  • Prepare clean SP02-PATCH02 environments for TC1, and upgrade db.
  • Upgrade environments to RC1, using prepared upgrade scripts

  • Priority on Bug Quest env to be ready one day before TC1

Upgrade Script

22 November 2017 - 24 November 2017
  • The RC0 version of SP03 upgrade script is prepared and tested
  • The test data delta script is prepared and tested
  • The above scripts are run on all relevant test environments

Tech & Release Doc

22 November 2017 - 13 December 2017
  • Technical Overview
  • Installation Guideline
  • How-to-upgrade
  • Release Notes

Online Help

27 November 2017 - 4 December 2017
  • Review screenshots and BF descriptions are in alignment with guideline.
  • Test issues related to fixes or additions in Online Help

Scheduled UI Automated Test Runs

27 November 2017 - 15 December 2017

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

Status and Triage Meetings

27 November 2017 - 15 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

27 November 2017 - November 27, 2017
  • Perform Exploratory Testing on the highlighted features and changes
  • ECSR validation
  • Screen Testing
  • Ensure test system integrity

TC1

28 November 2017 - 4 December 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

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

Env Prep TC2

6 December 2017 - 7 December 2017
  • Create RC2
  • Build SP02-PATCH02 db
  • Upgrade to SP03 with the upgrade scripts.

TC2

8 December 2017 - 14 December 2017

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

UAT

8 December 2017 - 14 December 2017

User Acceptance Test by PO and PM on Data Universe

Bug Quest 2

11 December 2017 - December 11, 2017

Final Code Freeze

15 December 2017

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

Env Prep BVT

18 December 2017 - 19 December 2017
  • Create RC3
  • Build SP02-PATCH02 db
  • Upgrade to SP03 with the upgrade scripts.

BVT & Smoke (Installation) testing

20 December 2017 - 21 December 2017

Release Go/No-Go

22 December 2017

Release!

22 December 2017

Post Release BVT

26 December 2017 - 27 December 2017

Post Release Activities

26 December 2017 - December 26, 2017
  • Close JIRAs
  • Close Versions

Weekends

W

25 November 2017 - 26 November 2017

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2 December 2017 - 3 December 2017

W

9 December 2017 - 10 December 2017

W

16 December 2017 - 17 December 2017

W

23 December 2017 - 24 December 2017