“Super Indexing Sunday” Breaks World Record With 2 Million Records Indexed in a Day

“Super Indexing Sunday” Breaks World Record With 2 Million Records Indexed in a Day

Facebook has quite a database with 500 million active users, and rumored total users in the billions.  There are few that can relate to the types of problems engineers and architects encounter with a database of that size.  FamilySearch.org is one of those, with a...
FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

FamilySearch.org To Discuss Living/Dead Relationship Technology With New RootsTech Conference

One of my favorite things to do is research my family history.  Even more interesting to me is the technology that can make finding and exploring your heritage even easier.  As a former employee of OneGreatFamily.com, a former Consultant for Ancestry.com and...
Looking for a Facebook Internationalization WordPress Plugin

Looking for a Facebook Internationalization WordPress Plugin

As I’m writing my book, I’ve come to realize that a good portion of you that visit here speak another language.  In fact, Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian), Facebook’s 2nd largest market (Indonesia, with over 200 million population), just so happens to...
Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

In the last week I saw one of the most amazing campaigns of unity amongst 2 communities, Salt Lake City, Utah, where I live and where I asked for your help, and Fresno, California. Both cities were entered into Walmart’s “Fighting Hunger Together”...
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