JIRA is one of the best Agile issue tracking tools out there, but choosing the right Docker image to run it is tricky.
Docker Hub lists more than 1 000 JIRA Docker images. Fortunately only a few have considerable number of stars helping to narrow it down to two:
When running JIRA behind HAProxy that terminates SSL, e.g. @LetsEncrypt,
cptactionhank/atlassian-jira-software turned out to be painful. Since JIRA does a lot of AJAX, considerable number of XHR requests broke over SSL termination rendering this Atlassian JIRA Docker image unusable.
blacklabelops/jira ran out of the box with the following Docker Compose configuration:
version: '2' services: web: image: 'blacklabelops/jira:7.5.0' hostname: '<jira host>' restart: always ports: - '8080:8080' links: - db volumes: - ./jira:/var/atlassian/jira environment: JIRA_DATABASE_URL: 'mysql://<database user>@db/<database name>' JIRA_DB_PASSWORD: '<database password>' JIRA_PROXY_NAME: '<jira host>' JIRA_PROXY_PORT: '443' JIRA_PROXY_SCHEME: 'https' DOCKER_WAIT_HOST: 'db' DOCKER_WAIT_PORT: '3306' logging: driver: json-file options: max-size: 10m db: image: mariadb:10.1 environment: MYSQL_DATABASE: '<database name>' MYSQL_USER: '<database user>' MYSQL_PASSWORD: '<database password>' MYSQL_ROOT_PASSWORD: '<database root password>' volumes: - ./data:/var/lib/mysql logging: driver: json-file options: max-size: 10m restart: always command: mysqld --character-set-server=utf8 --collation-server=utf8_bin