Do Issue Type /Workflow Scheme cause performance Issues in JIRA server?

I've found out that permission schemes with user groups can cause some performance issues in JIRA Server. Do Issue Type Schemes and Workflow Schemes also cause performance issues? I couldn't find something about that in the documentation. 

1 answer

1 accepted

This widget could not be displayed.

The main performance drag is the permission schemes.  Workflow and issue types have a negligible effect compared with permissions.

(You'll find the use of roles to be better than groups, and if you can use the "anyone" permission for any browse functions, that's the main way to speed them up)

I agree in general with Nic that most performance issues in Jira are due to lots of permission checks.  However there are several other areas in Jira that can cause performance degradation, such as a large number of issues, lots of global custom fields, and yes even having lots of different workflows can impact performance.  Although the number of workflows impacts this to a lesser degree generally than say the number of custom fields or the number of issues a Jira instance has in total.

 

I would recommend checking out the Jira Sizing Guide as a means to make sure that your Jira instance has the resources/hardware to perform well given the size of your Jira environment.

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Atlassian Summit 2018

Meet the community IRL

Atlassian Summit is an excellent opportunity for in-person support, training, and networking.

Learn more
Community showcase
Posted Wednesday in New to Jira

Are you planning to trial, or are currently trialling Jira Software? - We want to talk to you!

Hello! I'm Rayen, a product manager at Atlassian. My team and I are working hard to improve the trial experience for Jira Software Cloud. We are interested in   talking to 20 people planning t...

160 views 2 0
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