Major Release. Major Releases (X.y.z) are vehicles for delivering major and minor feature development and enhancements to existing features and are designated by Talend by means of a change in the digit to the left of the first decimal point (e.g. Software 3.0 >> Software 4.0). They incorporate all applicable defect corrections made in prior Major Releases, Minor Releases, Service Packs, and Patches. Talend typically has one Major Release per year.
Minor Release. Minor Releases (x.Y.z) are vehicles for delivering minor feature developments, enhancements to existing features, and defect corrections and are designated by Talend by means of a change in the digit to the right of the decimal point (e.g. Software 4.0 >> Software 4.1). They incorporate all applicable defect corrections made in prior Minor Releases, Service Packs, and Patches. Talend typically has 2 Minor Releases per year.
Service Pack. Service Packs (x.y.Z) are vehicles for delivering minor improvements to existing features and defect corrections. They incorporate all applicable defect corrections made in previous Service Packs and additional product Patches. While there is no predefined schedule for Service Packs, these are released regularly based on customer feedback and outstanding defects.
Patch. Patches (patch_x.y.z.<patch version>) represent a single cumulative package to fix one or more bugs.
Recommended Environments. Recommended Environments are a combination of a particular product and version running on a specific environment as indicated in the Documentation.
Supported Environments. Supported Environments are a combination of a particular product and version running on a specific environment as indicated in the supported environment available in the Documentation.
Generally Available (“GA”) Software. GA Software is available for sale and is fully supported in the Recommended Environments from the date upon which a product becomes GA Software, until the date it becomes Retired Software. Talend recommends that customers begin all new projects with GA Software and migrate existing applications to GA Software as soon as possible.
Retired Software. Retired Software is not available for general sale and will be supported for up to 18 months from the initial retirement date. Talend will no longer provide feature developments or product enhancements for Retired Software. Talend recommends that customers do not continue to develop new applications based on Retired Software.
End of Life Software. End of Life Software is not available for sale or support by Talend. Talend Customer Service may consider providing support assistance for End of Life Software at an agreed upon fee. Talend strongly recommends that customers migrate to a fully supported version of the product as soon as possible to maintain the highest level of support for their applications and systems.