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what does indexing do ?

What does indexing do ? Should i re-index.

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nic Community Leader Jun 20, 2014
Running vast punts of searches against a database is a performance killer, so jira keeps a local and optimised and indexed chunk of data locally. This makes the whole system a lot faster. Rebuild index does what it says. Removes the current index and rebuild s a new one. In general, you can ignore it.

Hi Amit,

I believe the two documents below should help you with your question:

They also provide clarification as to when you should perform a re-index.

I hope this information helps.

Cheers,

Danilo

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