7.00 - Naming Convention for Teradata Aster Releases - Aster Client

Teradata Aster® Client Release Notes

prodname
Aster Client
vrm_release
7.00
created_date
May 2017
category
Release Notes
featnum
B700-2000-700K

Teradata Aster release naming convention changed in January 2013. The release naming convention is as follows:

  • AD: Aster Database
  • AC: Aster Client
  • AA: Aster Analytics Foundation
  • AP: Aster AppCenter

Release numbering for all of the above follows this convention:

XX.YY.ZZ.nn

where:

  • XX is a major release.
  • YY is a minor release.
  • ZZ is a maintenance release.
  • nn is a efix or hotpatch.

We use this terminology:

  • major release: Major releases of Aster typically introduce new features.
  • minor release: Point releases of Aster Database typically provide feature enhancements and bug fixes. A point release may also introduce new features.
  • maintenance release: Maintenance releases of Aster typically provide only bug fixes. They may also include feature enhancements.
  • efix or hotpatch: Hotpatch release are introduced to address customer issues of an urgent nature.