One or two customer found critical defects, security and/or performance issues that have significant impact to justify a Patch Release. An early release version for validation on customer site is called the Experimental Release.
Test Criteria: (Typically 3-4 hours)
· Regression Test Automation for every versions
· Bugs Validation
· Heuristic Testing - Manual Risk, Impact and Priority Based Regression Testing
Experimental Release is specific for the impacted customer only. Very minimum testing.
Experimental Release will be qualified as Patch Release once the version passes the Patch Release test criteria.