Past Articles

Planned Maintenance this Saturday morning (2/7)

Posted on February 5, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Status

I posted this week about last Saturday’s planned maintenance and the issues that ensued.  Our data center provider has corrected the problem they experienced last week and will proceed with their planned maintenance this weekend. Maintenance will begin on Friday, 6 February 2009 at midnight (MST) and finish on Saturday, 7 February 2009 at 8:00… Read more

Site Maintenance last Saturday morning

Posted on February 3, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Status

Our data center provider performed routine maintenance on their infrastructure between midnight and 6am Saturday morning.  Due to some unexpected issues that arose related to this maintenance, we took protective actions to take a bank of servers offline.  Other companies hosted in that facility did the same.  As a result, parts of our Ancestry sites… Read more

Webinar next Tuesday: New Site Features Added to Ancestry.com in 2008

Posted on January 21, 2009 in Ancestry.com Site, Site Features

We frequently get questions from Ancestry users wanting to know what feature changes we have made recently.  In 2009, we are going to increase our communication via the blog to address this very question on an on-going basis.  To kick off the New Year right, we are holding a webinar next week to discuss key… Read more