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  • Ephesoft Transact Release Schedule — Release 2019.1
  • Operating System and Database Support Notices — Release 2019.1
  • View the Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 Release Notes for additional information

Ephesoft Transact Release Schedule

As of April 2019, Ephesoft follows the product lifecycle policy available at the following location:

End of Life (EOL) for a software release entails the following policies:

  • When a software release reaches end of life:
    • Ephesoft does not provide new software licenses for that release.
    • Ephesoft does not provide support services for that release.
    • Ephesoft can provide upgrade compatibility for releases that reach EOL.
    • Ephesoft may provide customers with approximately 6 months advanced notice prior to an upcoming EOL.

Operating System and Database Support Notices for Ephesoft Transact version 2019.1

This table summarizes EOL support notices for operating systems and databases effective with Ephesoft Transact version 2019.1.

Category Description Actual Support
EOL
Technical Considerations
Operating Systems Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Release 2019.1

(January 2019)

Effective with Transact Release 2019.1, Ephesoft does not support this Windows version.

Discontinued support pertains to Ephesoft Transact integration with Recostar version 7.8. Recostar v.7.8 does not support MS Windows server 2008 R2.

Databases MySQL Release 2019.1

(January 2019)

• MySQL is no longer bundled with Ephesoft Transact and does not get installed from the Transact installer as of Transact Release 2019.1 and beyond.
• Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 introduces several reporting database and processing improvements for large volume processing. These improvements integrate with database technologies that are not available in MySQL.
Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2 Release 2019.1

(January 2019)

• Effective with Transact Release 2019.1, Ephesoft does not support this version of MS SQL Server.
• Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 introduces several reporting database and processing improvements for large volume processing. These improvements integrate with database technologies that are not available in this version of MS SQL Server.
MariaDB 10.0.21 Release 2019.1

(January 2019)

• Effective with Transact Release 2019.1, Ephesoft does not support this version of MariaDB.
• Ephesoft Transact 2019.1 introduces several reporting database and processing improvements for large volume processing. These improvements integrate with database technologies that are not available in MariaDB 10.0.21.