Hi - we are evaluating Gntt OnDemand for our JIRA and are curently having performance issues. We have about 40 issues with dependencies and when we try to render the hcat, it takes ages.
I am aware that this is a beta, but still....anything we can do to optimize?
From what I can see, you got ~1500 issues out there. Even though, you are using filters to show only a few from one project, the rest is still coming from backend and is being pre-processed which takes time. I suggest you to archive some old projects. You can read more about it in documentation here:
Let me know if that helped. Also, we improved the way in which chart is re-rendered after start date change so you may also notice a nice performance improvement here.
Ah, that is a problem - when loading Gantt OnDemand, we currently have to choose the project we don't want - couldn't it be the other way round?
Currently we have 500 open issues and 1000 closed - archiving them will defeat the purpose of using JIRA. My prognosis tells me that 6 months from now we will have 1000 open and 2500 closed issues across 40 projects. Since each project is either linked to a customer and keeps that customer history or a project is used as a running sprint planning tool.
If 1500 issues are too many for Gantt OnDemand, that is unfortunately a showstopper for us.
Christian, archiving works *only* for chart rendering and has nothing to do with the rest of JIRA system. Projects and issues will still be there. As you now deselecting almost 40 projects when working with Gantt OnDemand, so I assume, you don't really need to have access to these (presumably already completed) projects and they can be safely archived. That way, you can work only with projects you want.
Having all project selected for the first run is not a big issue, I think. You can unselect unwanted projects and forget about them as all filter settings are remembered and next time you open the plugin page only projects you have chosen before will be selected.
There is a suggestion however, to select by default only the JIRA's "current project" which, I guess, might be a middle ground here.
Hi Adrian, I am aware of that, but we will still have maybe 30 ongoing projects with around 1.000 issues as of today, and they cannot be archived from a gantt perspecttive either, since each project is dedicated to each ongoing customer relation. Also wasn't aware of the 4.000 issues hardstop. We are currently expanding the company and will hopefully reach the limit of 4.000 open or closed issues across 50 open projects within a year.
Agreed with this. We have 15 active projects and well over 5000 issues spanning across them. Sometimes, we have dependencies between projects, too, so we can't simply "turn off" things. We really need a better way of creating project charts, such as based on a common label spanning projects or a filter query or Sprint(s) or something, with the ability to save and share those criteria like filters or dashboards.
There is still a limit of issues (5000 for now) that can be rendered on the chart simultineusly. We have plans to review the Add-on performance but can't give you any dates yet.
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