Run Jira on AWS – Challenges vs Solutions


Overview With the increasing demands and the advantages of Cloud technologies, moving Jira to Cloud is definitely inevitable regardless it is self-hosted Jira in Cloud (IaaS) or Atlassian Jira Cloud (SaaS). As our current project is to migrate Jira to AWS cloud, I will be focus on the challenges vs solutions to run Jira in … Continue reading Run Jira on AWS – Challenges vs Solutions

How Jira Data Center manages Index Files


I wrote a blog about How Confluence Data Center Manages Index Files. Now let's have a quick look how Jira manages index files. Comparing to Confluence, Jira manages index files in a quite different way. In a multiple nodes Jira Data Center cluster, each node keeps the index files locally and tries to reach eventual … Continue reading How Jira Data Center manages Index Files

Synchrony does not work if proxy_intercept_errors is on


We found that if proxy_intercept_errors is configured as on in the Nginx (the reverse proxy for Confluence), Synchrony does not work properly - when user creates a new page, the page stays hanging with a spinning sign. This is due to that Synchrony returns 404 when user creates a new page, and the proxy_intercept_error tries … Continue reading Synchrony does not work if proxy_intercept_errors is on

Jira SSL Database Connection Configuration Changed in 8.5


Today I upgraded a non-prod Jira environment from 7.13.x to the latest LTS version 8.5.8. And unfortunately Jira failed to start after the upgrade. It turns out that the SSL configuration for database connection has changed in 8.5. So Jira could not connect to database with the old configuration. For JIRA 7.13 / postgreSQL driver … Continue reading Jira SSL Database Connection Configuration Changed in 8.5

Texts in Confluence Powerpoint Thumbnail Have Scrambled


Are you seeing the scrambled texts in Confluence Powerpoint thumbnail like the below screenshot? First of all, make ensure you have installed all right fonts in the OS or Docker image if you use containers. Secondly, clean all caches and the temp folders like ¬†dcl-*, then restart Confluence. If the above did not solve the … Continue reading Texts in Confluence Powerpoint Thumbnail Have Scrambled