eRA Deployment and Maintenance Calendar

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eRA releases software on a weekly basis to meet the needs of its customers. These weekly releases take place during the day, require no downtime and are closely coordinated with the relevant business communities.  In addition, there are times when we need to bring down systems because of database dependencies. This occurs four times a year when eRA implements system-wide software changes. Those releases, which usually take place in January, April, July and October, are the few times that require eRA systems and databases to be down. These dates are also worked out in tandem with the business communities.

eRA also conducts maintenance on its databases, modules and Web sites to provide enhanced IT security and increased network reliability. This maintenance usually occurs on the first Saturday of the month from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m.

The chart below, updated regularly, lists the anticipated dates, times and affected systems for both the releases and the maintenance.
 
eRA Deployment and Maintenance Calendar 2016-2019eRA
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2016
Date Duration Reason Impact
Aug 06 to Aug 07
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun

Scheduled weekend maintenance*

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Sep 03 to Sep 04
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Oct 01 to Oct 02
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Oct 20 to Oct 21
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri
System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Nov 05 to Nov 06
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Dec 03 to Dec 04
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EST

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
2017
Date Duration Reason Impact
Jan 07 to Jan 08
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EST

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Jan 19 to Jan 20
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EST

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Feb 04 to Feb 05
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EST

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Mar 04 to Mar 05
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EST

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Apr 01 to Apr 02
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Apr 20 to Apr 21
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

May 06 to May 07
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Jun 03 to Jun 04
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Jul 20 to Jul 21
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Aug 05 to Aug 06
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Sep 02 to Sep 03
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Oct 07 to Oct 08
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Oct 19 to Oct 20
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Nov 04 to Nov 05
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EDT

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
Dec 02 to Dec 03
10:00 PM to 5:00 AM
EST

Sat to Sun
Scheduled weekend maintenance* All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, RePORTER and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.
2018
Date Duration Reason Impact
Jan 18 to Jan 19
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EST

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Apr 19 to Apr 20
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Jul 19 to Jul 20
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Oct 18 to Oct 19
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

2019
Date Duration Reason Impact
Jan 17 to Jan 18
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EST

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Apr 18 to Apr 19
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.

Jul 18 to Jul 19
9:00 PM to 7:00 AM
EDT

Thu to Fri

System-wide software release

All eRA modules (including eRA Commons, eSubmission, iEdison, and IMPAC II modules), QVR, and databases will be unavailable.