Having used the XML restore mechanism after running some tests, the database is still 5GB (result from test) rather than the few MB I expected.
This is the command I'm using in postgres:
SELECT pg_database.datname, pg_size_pretty(pg_database_size(pg_database.datname)) AS size FROM pg_database;
The data isn't accessible via JIRA but apparently it's still in the db. Is that intentional?
I know that db dumps are recommended for backup and restore but in this case it's only a test system and I was being lazy...
The system runs JIRA 6.4.2
What about this scenario (i.e. mine): - Create 200k issues, users etc (-> 5GB db) - Restore XML from when you had 1k issues Now I still have the 5GB of data in my db but Jira only displays / users / idk the data from the 1k issues What happens to all that data that's now idle? This isn't a huge problem in this case, since I'm messing with a test server but it's definitely not the behaviour I had expected and I thought maybe it's not meant to be this way / it might be interesting for people to know... I guess I could reset the installation (i.e. db) completely and then do a system import of just the XML backup. I had expected the outcome to be the same as with what I have done, import over existing installation...
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