About Jeremy Johnson

Jeremy Johnson is a senior manager on the site performance team at Ancestry.com. His primary responsibility is the management and reporting of performance related work and information on site performance. His grandfather, Alf, was a World War I veteran and ran radio wire for communication on the battlefield.

Past Articles

Insights on Culture and Events at Ancestry

Posted on August 26, 2015 in Inside our Offices

I first joined Ancestry as a software engineer in 2006. I left to join a startup that showed a lot of promise, but like many of my colleagues at Ancestry who pursue work elsewhere, I came back in 2008. At the risk of sounding overly promotional, I’d like to highlight a few of the many… Read more

Website Performance 101

Posted on June 17, 2014 in Performance, Web

Here at Ancestry.com, we have a team dedicated to monitoring, measuring, and helping the company improve the performance of the website. Trying to do this is a very fun and interesting challenge. With a website that has many billions of records and other content (10 petabytes), making it fast is no small task! To illustrate… Read more