For everyone who has ever uploaded autosomal results, X Chromosome, or FamilyFinder results to GEDmatch (or want to in the future) to utilize all the dynamic utilites the founders created for YOU ~ this notice now appears:
(1 Sept 2012) NOTICE: Due to the tremendous usage of our site, we have been notified by our hosting company that we have exceeded the capacity of the current servers. It has become necessary to disable some utilities which have contributed to this situation. It will require new equipment to handle current and anticipated data. Donations are appreciated and needed more than ever. Please consider donating whatever amount you can. Donation options are at the bottom of this page. We apologize for this inconvenience.
The most used and helpful utilities for your FamilyFinder matches are the TRIANGULATION & X Chromosome features.And now they have had to be completely disable all features except for the one concerning the autosomal DNA raw data features.I am corresponding directly with Co-Administrator Curtis Rogers and just made a donation.The services & utilities offered at GEDmatch exceed anything you will have access to at FTDNA, 23andMe or Ancestry.com -- or anyone else when using FamilyFinder.The results and features offered with FamilyFinder are only the beginning of what GEDmatch can do for you.
This is the donation information at the website from Curtis Rogers, Co-Admistrator.
This service is provided free to anybody. Maintenance of this site is volunteer and is proving to be a full time job. Donations are appreciated and may be sent to: Curtis Rogers at 710 First Avenue South, Lake Worth, FL 33460, Make checks payable to GEDmatch or you can use Paypal by clicking the 'Donate' button below. Your support for our voluntary efforts and the continuation of this web site are greatly appreciated. Help Support GEDmatch.Com
So, PLEASE - go to the website, scroll to the bottom and click that DONATE button!
Thanks to all! Sharon H. Noyes firstname.lastname@example.org