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Cora SeQuence 8.8.1 Release Notes

28 APRIL 2019

This is an update for Cora SeQuence V8.8. This update includes a new feature and a resolved issue. 

New feature

Force Persistence property: A new execution property sends all the activity instance cached data to the database (flush cache). The Force Persistence property is available for all workflow activities.  

IMPORTANT
To ensure that your Hot Operations solution works properly, you need to enable the Force Persistence property for the dynamic task that precedes the following built-in command activities:

  • Assign and Fetch
  • Assign
  • Fetch
  • Return

Resolved issue 

  • Organization breakdown structure: Fault in the thread-safety caching of the Organization breakdown structure (OBS) caused a deadlock when the cache buffer exceeded the configured threshold.

Update steps

Updating from V8.8

  1. Back up your Cora SeQuence database. 
  2. Back up the following files: 
    • In the Administration site:
      • bin\PNMsoft.Sequence.Studio.dll
    • All servers, in the GAC folder: 
      • PNMsoft.Sequence.dll
      • PNMsoft.Sequence.Runtime.dll

NOTE
Make sure that you save the backed up files in a different folder, such as the desktop.

  1. Download the ZIP file.
  2. Open the DB Scripts folder, and run the following script on your Cora SeQuence database: 
    • PatchSynchronization_Data.sq
  3. Make sure the following files and folders are in the same level on the server.
    • Engine
    • SequencePatch.xml
    • SequencePatcher.ps1
  4. RunSequencePatcher.ps1 file as Administrator on all Cora SeQuence servers.
    1. Right clickSequencePatcher.ps1 , and then select Run with PowerShell.

Rollback steps 

  1. Restore the Cora SeQuence database to previous state.
  2. Restore the backed up files.

NOTE
If you are running a Cora SeQuence version earlier than V8.8, you need to install V8.8 before you install V8.8.1.