* Generelle Hinweise und Abkürzungen zu Releases Types / General notes and abbreviations for release types
Major release (MR): A major, functional release with many new and improved features developed on an defined (regular 18 month) release cycle.
Continuous release (C): A functional release with some new and improved features along with new security updates, bug fixes for existing features, and previously released out-of-cycle patch updates.
Quarterly update (Q): A scheduled update that includes functional improvements, new security updates, and previously released out-of-cycle patch updates.
Out-of-cycle patch (OOC): An update targeted at security fixes. These noncumulative patch files may contain few functional updates with the intention to limit impact.
Optional Update (OU): An update targeted at a narrow set of functional fixes with limited impact. SQSoft recommends that you apply these patches if you are seeing an impact by one of more of the functional fixes being delivered.
Optional Release (OR): An test targeted at a roll out and quality check on customer side.
Continuous releases, quarterly updates, out-of-cycle patches and optional updates can provide security enhancements. SQSoft recommends that all updates and patches be applied when available.