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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