Bandana table size exploding

Hi, yesterday we noticed our database server was running out of space. Upon further inspection we found the bandana table to hold more than 3 million entries with +3GB size. After restarting confluence the table went back to "normal" with ~8MB and 1500 entries.

Anyone knows what might have happened here?

2 answers

Many of the third party plugins write to the bandana table and it can grow quickly. I would start by looking at the entries to see if there are any clues. Barring that, start disabling third party plugins until performance improves.

The user rating plugin is particularly bad when it comes to creating bloated entries.

Hi,

As Matthew said, seems that some third-party plugin is creating several entries on that table.

Next time it happens, try to:

1) create a database dump;

2) Restart Confluence;

3) Create another database dump;

4) Make a diff be dumps regarding the Bandana table entries;

This will allow you see clearly which plugin is creating this.

Hope it helps with the troubleshoot!

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Community Anniversary

Happy Anniversary, Atlassian Community!

This community is celebrating its one-year anniversary and Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes has all the feels.

Read more
Community showcase
Kesha Thillainayagam
Posted Friday in Confluence

We want to hear how your non-technical teams are using Confluence!

Hi Community! Kesha (kay-sha) from the Confluence marketing team here! Can you share stories with us on how your non-technical (think Marketing, Sales, HR, legal, etc.) teams are using Confluen...

280 views 11 10
Join discussion

Atlassian User Groups

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find a group

Connect with like-minded Atlassian users at free events near you!

Find my local user group

Unfortunately there are no AUG chapters near you at the moment.

Start an AUG

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local meet up. Learn more about AUGs

Groups near you