Archive for May, 2006

DreamHost Test New Email Logins

Monday, May 29th, 2006

One of the oldest suggested features in the Suggestions section has been to allow checking mail with your email address instead of just the annoying m1234567 username.
DreamHost have now implemented this much wished for feature and are now looking for beta testers to test it out and help them work out the kinks, before they [...]

More Tips for Secure Communication

Friday, May 26th, 2006

Previously I’ve written about how to use SFTP, SSH and SSL to secure your web surfing experience. One of the tips was to use PuTTY as your SSH client to create an encrypted connection to DreamHost’s servers.
thinkholelabs now features a great tutorial about how to use PuTTY to create a secure tunnel in order to [...]

Django on DreamHost

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

Django is an increasingly popular web framework for Python with focus on rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Django is for Python, kind of what Rails is for Ruby and the two frameworks has often been compared.
If another web development framework sounds compelling to you, maybe you should read Bruce Kroeze’s Top ten reasons to [...]

All The Cool Kids Use DreamHost

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

Recently I discovered that a majority of my favorite web designers and bloggers are in fact DreamHost customers.

Dan Cederholm
Author of Bulletproof Web Design and Web Standards Solutions. Known for his redesign of Fast Company and Inc.com. Recently behind the design of Rollyo and Cork’d.

Todd Dominey
Co-author of Professional CSS, redesigned Blogger’s templates, designer of 2005 PGA [...]

DreamHost Support Queue

Tuesday, May 16th, 2006

From time to time people complain about DreamHost Support in the discussion forum. When I started this blog about 6 months ago there had just been another long thread about the size of the support queue, so I started to track the number of open support requests in the, to see if the queue was [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – May 2006

Monday, May 1st, 2006

Since most of you probably already read the May newsletter by now and all the news already has been covered in this blog, I’m just going to summarize it really quickly:

New! http://www.dreamhoststatus.com/!
Covered in New DreamHost Status Page.
No more Miva! No more oscommerce! More Zen Cart!
Covered in Zen-Cart One-Click Install.
New! Domain WHOIS Privacy Service!
Covered in DreamHost Domain [...]