Blackboard posts its continuous delivery software update schedule about 3-4 months in advance. We have excerpted a sample here, but users can also review the information posted on Blackboard's schedule.
|Release Number||Posted to Test Server*||Posted to Production Server|
|v3600.4.0||7 May 2019||6 June 2019|
|v3600.2.0||9 April 2019||2 May 2019|
|v3600.0.0||12 March 2019||4 April 2019|
|v3500.11.0||12 February 2019||7 March 2019|
|v3500.9.0||8 January 2019||31 January 2019|
|v3500.7.0||11 December 2018||3 January 2019|
|v3500.5.0||13 November 2018||6 December 2018|
|v3500.3.0||16 October 2018||1 November 2018|
|v3500.0.0||11 September 2018||4 October 2018|
|v3400.11.0||7 August 2018||6 September 2018|
|v3400.9.0||10 July 2018||2 August 2018|
|v3400.7.0||13 June 2018||6 July 2018|
|v3400.5.0||16 May 2018||1 June 2018|
|v3400.3.0||18 April 2018||4 May 2018|
*These dates are approximate: Our system may be updated a couple days before or after this date.
Updates are queued to begin at 5 PM Eastern Standard Time and take approximately 24 hours, but no downtime is expected.
On a rare occasion, Blackboard may take its cloud infrastructure down for 2-6 hours for updates. We always attempt to notify the campus at least 5 days in advance of these downtimes; however, at times unanticipated maintenance windows are necessary to address important updates for optimal system performance.