It's not the same without you

Join the community to find out what other Atlassian users are discussing, debating and creating.

Atlassian Community Hero Image Collage

Does linking to other project's epics affect performance on Jira server 7.6

I've just started at a new company and  am currently just a user (i.e. no admin responsibility or rights).  Its a  large company and has ~12K+ users. I've been a Jira admin in a previous job where we used Jira Cloud and a much smaller user base (~600). At my new job we're using Jira server 7.6 and I'm experiencing really slow performance, I'm sure there are a myriad of potential reasons for this but one of the things I noticed is that my entire area (approx. 30 sprint teams) all use a single master Management Reporting" project that is composed only of Epics. i.e. the "management reporting" Jira project is comprised of about 200+ epics that are all delivered by the sprint teams in their own Jira team projects. For example, 5 of the epics in the "Management Reporting" (MR) project are being delivered by the "platform remediation" (PM) project team.  Each one of the 100 stories in the PM project has a link to an epic in the (MR) project. This pattern is repeated across the other 30 team's Jira projects.

What I want to know is if this structure leads to excessive indexing and performance degradation or is it a perfectly normal and supportable use case?

Thanks in advance.

J

1 answer

Hi @John Hardy

Now this is a very big topic that heads to performance tuning. But putting it in a way, links will not be affecting your performance as far as I know.

But taking into account the complex interlinks, I suspect the project boards may be experiencing a huge performance degradation. We need to know exactly where, when an any patterns of your performance issues.

Also 7.6 is a very stable version with lots of improvements over performance probelms (though there are a few that needs tweaking).

If you could let us know the hardware and the degradation patterns, we will be able to guide you effectively.

Also please go through these documents and it might ring a bell on what might be the issue.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/jira-applications-performance-tuning-229179856.html

https://confluence.atlassian.com/jirakb/troubleshooting-performance-problems-336169888.html

Suggest an answer

Log in or Sign up to answer
Community showcase
Posted in Jira

We want to hear from you! How do you use Slack and Atlassian together?

Hi Everyone! My name is Mina and I am on Atlassian’s Ecosystems Marketing team. Our team is focused on our technology partnerships and marketplace apps. One of Atlassian’s partners is Slack, who ...

20 views 0 1
Join discussion

Community Events

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

Find an event

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

Unfortunately there are no Community Events near you at the moment.

Host an event

You're one step closer to meeting fellow Atlassian users at your local event. Learn more about Community Events

Events near you