INSTRUCTIONS TO MIGRATE FROM JIRA6 (WAR DISTRIBUTION, NOW OBSOLETE) TO JIRA7 NEW BINARY DISTRIBUTION

First, make a backup of the database (jiradb) and import in the same server (or in different) with name of scheme “jira7db”. With this method you can rollback the process in two minutes and continue with the JIRA 6 version if the process fails. 1. Download the binary distribution: atlassian-jira-software-7.0.3-jira-7.0.3-x64.bin 2. execute ./atlassian-jira-software-7.0.3-jira-7.0.3-x64.bin 3. OK…

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Best JVM for JIRA: G1 vs CMS vs Parallel GC

This post is following up the experiment we ran exactly a year ago comparing the performance of different GC algorithms in real-life settings. We took the same experiment, expanded the tests to contain the G1 garbage collector and ran the tests on different platform. This year our tests were run with the following Garbage Collectors:…

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How to create a Custom Field calculated in JIRA with JIRA MISC addon

To create a new custom field calculated, we can use the addon of JIRA “JIRA Misc Custom Fields”. The plugin can be downloaded from: https://marketplace.atlassian.com/plugins/com.innovalog.jmcf.jira-misc-custom-fields/server/overview Example of Custom Field that sum two different Custom Fields: 1.- Go to create new Custom Field. Select Type “Calculated Number Field” 2.- In the “description” of the new customfield set…

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