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2728183 - SAP Analytics Cloud Releases, Why is my SAP Analytics Cloud system updated quarterly and not bi-weekly?


  • SAP Analytics Cloud releases and release information.
  • Why is my SAP Analytics Cloud system updated quarterly and not bi-weekly?
  • Why is my SAP Analytics Cloud system on version 2019.8.11 / 2019.08.X?
  • Previously my SAC system was updated every two weeks (bi-weekly / fast track), however my system is on version 2019.8.11 / 2019.08.X since May 2019.
  • Which individual releases are contained in each quarterly release?
  • For further information and frequently asked questions (FAQS), see: SAP Analytics Cloud > Release Cycle.


  • SAP Analytics Cloud


  • As of version 2018.19, SAP Analytics Cloud is moving from a bi-weekly (fast track) release schedule to a quarterly release schedule to align with SAP’s global strategy for cloud application releases. This means you can expect a new version once every quarter.
  • Further information and frequently asked questions (FAQs): SAP Analytics Cloud > Release Cycle.
  • You will not be able to go back to the fast track release cycle once your system has been moved to the quarterly release cycle.
  • Partner test and demo systems will stay on the fast track release cycle and will not be migrated to QRC.
  • See the product updates and product plan for what's new including new features and functionality: SAP Analytics Cloud > Learning > Product Updates and Plan.

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