Jira (/ˈdʒi.rə/ jee-rə) (stylized JIRA) is a proprietary issue tracking product, developed by Atlassian. It provides bug tracking, issue tracking, and project management functions. Although normally styled JIRA, the product name is not an acronym, but a truncation of Gojira, the Japanese name for Godzilla, itself a reference to JIRA’s main competitor, Bugzilla. It has been developed since 2002.
According to Atlassian, JIRA is used for issue tracking and project management by over 25,000 customers in 122 countries around the globe. Some of the organizations using JIRA for bug-tracking and project management are Fedora Commons, Hibernate, JBoss, Skype, Spring Framework, and The Apache Software Foundation uses JIRA and Bugzilla.
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