Release Train Hierarchy Overview

Release trains provide a published schedule of changes to production. One or more application releases are associated with each release train.

Release trains have types of major, minor, and emergency. The release types are used to at this level to drive release policies on what types of changes may be delivered.

Release trains enable you to most effectively address common release control challenges.

Direct associations with release trains include the following:

The following diagram shows how release packages move through the scheduled stages in two release trains, one of minor release type and the other of major release type.