Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part Two

Continue with Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part One, in this article I will explain a bit deeper how the Bot works which is most interesting part I think. First of all, you need to have a Bot that is hooked to your Slack. I wrote my own Bot based on Hubot (Nodejs Express Framework). When … Continue reading Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part Two


Confluence Space Key Check Page

We have a request type in Jira service desk that allows user to request a new Confluence Space. To let the user find a available Space key, I created a Confluence page (with some javascript codes) where user can type their preferred key and check whether it has been used. This is how it looks … Continue reading Confluence Space Key Check Page

Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part One

I have been recently working on improving our performance monitoring against Jira and Confluence. And here I want to share a few things that I learned, and hope they are useful to you as well. In high level, we have done: Setup both black box monitoring (CPU, memory, IO, Error log ...) and white box … Continue reading Jira and Confluence Performance Monitoring Part One

Oracle Client / Server Interoperability Support Matrix

When upgrading Jira to a newer version, I am not sure if the new Oracle JDBC driver works with our Oracle server release So by asking Google, I found it is. Here is the interoperability support matrix: References: https://blogs.oracle.com/upgrade/client-certification-for-oracle-database-1210212201 https://blogs.oracle.com/upgrade/oracle-database-122-lifetime-support-policy-updated

Confluence: Rebuilding the Ancestor Table

Occasionally, the ancestor table corrupts in Confluence. The consequence of that is users will lose access to the child pages under their spaces. It happened once after we upgraded our Confluence server. Not sure if the upgrade caused that, or just a coincidence. To confirm if you have corrupted ancestor table, run the the following … Continue reading Confluence: Rebuilding the Ancestor Table

Add-ons management of Jira and Confluence

An add-on (or plugin, they are slightly different) is an installable component that supplements or enhances the functionality of Jira and Confluence in some way. e.g Automation for Jira, Team calendar for Confluence. Both recent version of Jira and Confluence primarily use UPM (Universal Plugin Manager) to manage add-ons. They may look very similar in … Continue reading Add-ons management of Jira and Confluence

Atlassian Marketplace server is not reachable

If you are seeing the error message 'The Atlassian Marketplace server is not reachable. Available application updates will not appear on this page." on the Jira Version & License page - https://jira.mycompany.com/plugins/servlet/applications/versions-licenses. Then you should check the following three places: Network Make sure your Jira box has a workable network. Run some ping or curl testings to … Continue reading Atlassian Marketplace server is not reachable