We have recently converted a JIRA 4.1 Installation from using MyISAM to using InnoDB. When doing the same for Confluence, foreign key constraints have to be added. However, it seems that a fresh installation of JIRA 4.1 does not create any foreign key constraints at all.
When upgrading to 6.0, only a few constraints are created for Active Objects, but none for "internal" JIRA Tables.
The information on the web is very slim, only a pdf by a third party can be found easyily, which claims that "the JIRA database does not enforce foreign keys and does not actually use the same data type for foreign keys in all cases".
Is that correct? Do I need to create no foreign key constraints after switching from MyISAM to InnoDB?
I’m a designer on the Jira team. For a long time, I’ve fielded questions from other designers about how they should be using Jira Software with their design team. I’ve also heard feedback from other ...
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