So, Your Jenkins Is Slow. Here’s How to Fix It

By disabling non-performant plugins, removing all but the essential JVM arguments, and optimizing the garbage collection algorithm’s ability to do its magic, your Jenkins instance will continue to run smoothly and provide a satisfying user experience from install and beyond. We recommend you read to brush up on the arguments we find useful, and other […]

By disabling non-performant plugins, removing all but the essential JVM arguments, and optimizing the garbage collection algorithm’s ability to do its magic, your Jenkins instance will continue to run smoothly and provide a satisfying user experience from install and beyond. We recommend you read to brush up on the arguments we find useful, and other best practices are available in.) 3. NON-OPTIMAL GARBAGE COLLECTION Another situation that commonly causes Jenkins slowness is using the wrong Garbage collection settings. Having fewer plugins also typically means less upgrade risk and less verification effort needed during an upgrade.(CloudBees customers can use the handy to help.) 2. POORLY TUNED JVM ARGUMENTS Another culprit for slow Jenkins instances is poorly optimized JVM settings.
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