How is data stored in JIRA? Which database do they use?

I want to know how Jira stores the data.

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It's put into a database. 

Which database it goes into is "whatever the people running the system choose to put it in".

I suspect you need to spend some time reading the documentation, rather than asking us about the basics, it will be quicker and you'll learn more.

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Anton Chemlev Community Champion Nov 13, 2017

Will this be applicable to the Atlassian cloud on-demand instance too? If that is the case, can I connect to my Jira cloud on-demand instance using connect spring-boot framework?

Generally, yes, it's the same database structure.

But.  Forget it.  You don't want to touch the database.

1) SQL is the worst possible way to interact with JQL data.  It's messy, complex, slow and you cannot use it to write data at all.

2) You're on Cloud, so fortunately you don't have any choice as you have no access to the database at all.  You will have to use the REST interface.

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