Two tricks to improve the performance and security of your Jira Server 7.4

There are two tricks to improve the performance and the security of a large Jira Server 7.4 For the first “trick“, we can develop a little Jira plugin, or we can set a “Script Fragment” with the plugin Adaptavist Groovy Scriptrunner. The purpose of the improvement is to avoid problematic JQL queries. In Jira, by default,…

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Tuning JVM Garbage Collector (Best values for JIRA 6 & 7 large instances)

The following example JVM settings are recommended for most production servers (JIRA works better as standalone installation): -server -Xms24G -Xmx24G -XX:PermSize=512m -XX:+UseG1GC -XX:MaxGCPauseMillis=200 -XX:ParallelGCThreads=20 -XX:ConcGCThreads=5 -XX:InitiatingHeapOccupancyPercent=70 For production replica servers (test environments), use the example settings: -server -Xms4G -Xmx4G -XX:PermSize=512m -XX:+UseG1GC -XX:MaxGCPauseMillis=200 -XX:ParallelGCThreads=20 -XX:ConcGCThreads=5 -XX:InitiatingHeapOccupancyPercent=70 For standalone installations (recommended in JIRA large installations), use the…

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One simple way to obtain time measures of JIRA from terminal

The best way is using CURL from command line time curl -D- -u raul.pelaez:*** -X GET -H “Content-Type: application/json” http://127.0.0.1:8080/rest/api/2/search?jql=assignee=raul.pelaez real 0m7.098s user 0m0.004s sys 0m0.012s time curl -D- -u raul.pelaez:*** -X GET -H “Content-Type: application/json” http://10.2.29.224:8080/rest/api/2/search?jql=assignee=raul.pelaez real 0m7.562s user 0m0.008s sys 0m0.008s time curl -D- -u raul.pelaez:*** -X GET -H “Content-Type: application/json” https://jira.domain.com/rest/api/2/search?jql=assignee=raul.pelaez real…

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Is a regular JIRA restart important? TRICK TO SOLVE THE PERFORMANCE DEGRADATION IN JIRA 6.3

Do you restart JIRA e.g. once a week? Is it recomended in order to speed it up? Some users using JIRA very intensively are requesting this, realising that the system is slowing down after a certain time…. VERSION: JIRA 6.3 TRICK 1: The performance increases dramatically if you use Java8 instead of Java7!!  SEE MORE: https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRAKB/Java+8+Improves+JIRA+Performance+Dramatically…

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