Use Image Scanning for AWS ECR


Amazon just announced that ECR now has the image scanning capability. It is a good News if you use ECR as your Docker image registry, as you just can consume it for free! A good use case is to add it into your CI pipeline for image scanning. A quick example of scanning the Docker … Continue reading Use Image Scanning for AWS ECR

Confluence Space Exporter


Confluence supports multiple export file type for a Space via the Web interface. This is handy if you only need export a single space. But what if you need to export a large number of spaces? For example, offline archive the inactive users' personal spaces. I assume it will take you quite some time to … Continue reading Confluence Space Exporter

Creating new Jira issues throws java.lang.NullPointerException


If you get the java.lang.NullPointerException error page as above when you are trying to create a new issue, then most likely it has something to do with the Default Issue Type Scheme of your Jira. Follow the diagnoses steps in this knowledge base Jira server throws NullPointerException when creating new issues or changing project settings … Continue reading Creating new Jira issues throws java.lang.NullPointerException

Jira Backgroud re-index vs Foreground re-index


First of all, what I mean Foreground re-index is Lock Jira and rebuild index. Here is a quick comparison between Background and Foreground re-index. I have summaried a few take away for your reference: The best combination is Jira Data Center + foreground re-index. As you can see above foreground re-index is quicker and offers … Continue reading Jira Backgroud re-index vs Foreground re-index

Understanding Jira project, issues, fields, screens, schemes and workflow


This is my version's summary of those key components in Jira. If you are new to Jira, this might be a good starting point to understand Jira from a high level.Project - a project is a collection of many issues that are all related to a project.Issues - issues are the building blocks for a … Continue reading Understanding Jira project, issues, fields, screens, schemes and workflow

Jira and Confluence System Administrator Must Read


Both Jira and Confluence run on the Tomcat, it is critical for a Jira and Confluence system administrator to understand how Tomcat works. And what those paramaters mean in the server.xml? How to monitor the JMX metric to decide whether the server is healthy or not. I found a blog article on Data Dog website … Continue reading Jira and Confluence System Administrator Must Read