We have a scrum planning board that takes a very long time to load. There are a few "quick filters" we defined, and when we try to use those, it takes even longer before the page is loaded.
We're still new to Jira Agile (having done scrum before only in the physical world, with pieces of paper on a whiteboard) so I'm wondering if we're trying to use Jira Agile the wrong way.
The planning board is based on a filter that basically encompasses all of our 70-plus projects (with some exceptions), includes certain people only (members of the dev and QA team), and tests for certain conditions with versions.
This filter ends up with over 1000 results.
The quick filters are used to bring out individual users. When we use these, that board is so slow its pretty much unuseable.
Other parts of Jira, while not blazingly fast, do not exhibit this level of slowness.
I tried to create a "Test" board that only encompassed one project, and that board is fairly quick.
So the question is, how do I optimise the filter so that the scrum planning board loads in a reasonable amount of time? Any tips/tricks/insight on how to make it run faster?
Or, to put it another way: is a filter that pretty much encompasses most of our projects just a bad idea?
We had a board initially with swimlanes based on queries; columns mapped to statuses & quick filters based on people. While the view is handy, the board performance on "Work" mode is terrible.
Other than a slow initial load, we saw reassigning/editing an issue in the board would cause the board to refresh for a long time (30s seconds being no exception).
* External bugs:
issuetype = Bug and Customer is not EMPTY
* Story work:
issuetype = Story or issue in parent("issuetype = Story")
* Epic test work
2. Columns: Open + Reopened / In Progress / Resolved (in test) / Closed
3. Sample quick filter on USER
assignee = <USER> or (assignee was <USER> during(startOfDay("-1"), endOfDay()) and status != Open)
The problem is that the base query for your board determines all the data that is sent to front-end.. the remaining filtering of swimlane definition & filter buttons is (apparently) done in the browser. I assume the scrum board quick filter implementation's performance will be improved.
Today, we are still using the original (slow) scrum board, but only on "Plan" mode, while the new (speedy) board is used for our daily scrums / "Work" mode
I hope this workaround works for you as well..
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