Oracle is shifting exclusively to a quarterly update model to deliver more frequent updates to the Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud.
4 Quarterly Updates - Will deliver low risk incremental feature enhancements addition to bug fixes
Maintenance Packs and Express Pack process not impacted
No more "Annual Releases"
Upgrades: Highly recommended that customers adopt the latest quarterly updates to obtain the benefits of qualify and security improvements as well as uptake low risk incremental capabilities. (To request a quarterly update, please log a Service Request via My Oracle Support. Oracle Talent Acquisition Cloud quarterly updates are not automatically applied.)
Quarterly Update Naming Convention
17.6 quarterly update - Q2CY18
17.8 quarterly update - Q3CY18
19A quarterly update - Q4CY18
19B quarterly update - Q1CY19
Note: Talent Acquisition Cloud will not have an 18.x update series. It will go from 17.x to 19A to better align with Oracle's quarterly update model.