Now Jirasupport is MrAddon!

Good morning Jira addicts! 🙂 It’s an enormous pleasure for me to present my new company based on Barcelona, called MrAddon. In this company, we will provide IT solutions based in the main Atlassian components and services like JIRA, Confluence, Bitbucket, HipChat, Crowd,etc. and the most famous JIRA plugins like Tempo Timesheets,  Adaptavist ScriptRunner, Moresimp…

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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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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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