My JIRA is so slow !

we have a large JIRA instance (version 5.2.5) in production with :

  • 630 000 issus
  • 15 Projects
  • 1000 customfields
  • 2100 users
  • 80 workflows 
  • 1 700 000 comments

Hardware Resources:

My JIRA instance run on windows 64 with 32GB of memory system and 16GB of JVM. 

Symptoms:

the last days, My JIRA so slow ! Unbearable slowness

My Need: 

A hardware recommendation for this type of instance. Especially, RAM, JVM and CPU. 

thank you in advance

2 answers

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Thomas Schlegel Community Champion May 10, 2017

Hi Karim,

look here; https://confluence.atlassian.com/display/JIRA052/JIRA+Requirements

I recommend, that you do an update in the near future. I think newer versions should have a better performance. 

Thank you thomas. 

The upgrade project is already planned

0 votes

It already sounds like your hardware is more than adequate to run your JIRA at a decent speed, so I don't think just throwing more resource at it is going to help you a lot.

You need to analyse what is slowing it down and why.  I always go back to https://summit.atlassian.com/archives/2013/inside-the-massive-team/the-not-so-dark-art-if-atlassian-performance-tuning - although it's 4 years old now, it's still absolutley valid - you need to understand the problem before you can hope to fix it.

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