JIRA Dashboard is Rendering Slowly on JIRA 4.x
Users are experiencing slow dashboard loading when using JIRA 4.0 or higher.
- AJAX means more network activity.
If your dashboards are taking a long time to load, its more likely that this is caused due to poor browser performance or slow network.
To diagnose if the problem is on the server or the client,
Enable JIRA Profiling. Check how long it takes JIRA to load the dashboard. This is what a normal dashboard page request looks like:
As opposed to a slow server request:
If, from the above diagnostics, you notice the Dashboard.jspa taking a long time, see Crashes and Performance Issues Troubleshooting. This is a sign of a more general performance problem.
If, from the above diagnostics, the client is taking a long time:
- Ensure that you are on the latest browser. Avoid IE6 and old browsers.
- Try using different browsers such as FireFox 4 or Chrome.
Please track JRA-19511 for a permanent solution.
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