Product Support Lifecycle:
When a new Major Release becomes GA, the previous release is Retired 18 months after this date. When a Minor Release becomes GA, the previous release, within a given major release, is Retired 12 months after this date.
Major Releases (X.y.z) are vehicles for delivering major and minor feature development and enhancements to existing features. 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 Releases (x.Y.z) are vehicles for delivering minor feature developments, enhancements to existing features, and defect corrections. They incorporate all applicable defect corrections made in prior Minor Releases, Service Packs, and patches. Talend typically has 2 Minor Releases per year.
GA Generally Available 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.