6.20.08 - Naming Convention for Teradata Aster Releases - Aster Database

Teradata AsterĀ® Database 6.20 Release Notes

Product
Aster Database
Release Number
6.20.08
Published
November 2019
Language
English (United States)
Last Update
2019-11-12
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Teradata Aster release naming convention has changed beginning in January 2013. The new release naming convention is as follows:

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

Release numbering for all of the above will follow 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.
  • efix or hotpatch: Hotpatch release are introduced to address customer issues of an urgent nature.