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Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By : Ravi Sagar
Book Image

Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition

By: Ravi Sagar

Overview of this book

Atlassian JIRA 7 is an enterprise issue tracker system. One of its key strengths is its ability to adapt to the needs of an organization, ranging from building software products to managing your support issues. This book provides a comprehensive explanation covering all three components of JIRA 7, such as JIRA Software, JIRA Core, and Jira Service Desk. It shows you how to master the key functionalities of JIRA and its customizations and useful add-ons, and is packed with real-world examples and use cases. You will first learn how to plan for a JIRA 7 installation and fetch data. We cover JIRA reports in detail, which will help you analyze your data effectively. You can add additional features to your JIRA application by choosing one of the already built-in add-ons or building a new one to suit your needs. Then you'll find out about implementing Agile methodologies in JIRA by creating Scrum and Kanban boards. We'll teach you how to integrate your JIRA Application with other tools such as Confluence, SVN, Git, and more, which will help you extend your application. Finally, we'll explore best practices and troubleshooting techniques to help you find out what went wrong and understand how to fix it.
Table of Contents (25 chapters)
Mastering JIRA 7 - Second Edition
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In this chapter, we covered some of the best practices JIRA administrators should follow to maintain their instances. We discussed the customization process they should employ in their company to ensure that their JIRA instance doesn't get messed up with tons of configurations. We also covered some important aspects of housekeeping and regular maintenance activities good JIRA administrators follow.

What should you do when JIRA is running slow or not working at all? As JIRA administrators, it's important to make sure that the JIRA service is not impacted. JIRA is a critical tool as it's a part of the development process. Developers rely on it to check their day-to-day tasks. In the next and final chapter, we will cover some common problems that may arise in your instance and, most importantly, how to troubleshoot these issues.