Archive for February, 2007

Power Outage This Weekend

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

DreamHost has just announced that all servers and websites will be offline for approximately five hours the night between Saturday and Sunday (from 11:15 PM PST , Saturday night, February 24th).
The building where one of DreamHost’s three data centers is located need immediate repair of a faulty power cable and the entire building’s power will [...]

DreamHost CEO Josh Jones Proposed via Google

Wednesday, February 14th, 2007

A recent review of DreamHost pointed out that the guys at DreamHost seemed like a bunch of geeks (in a good way). Well, Valentine’s Day made me think at a funny story from a DreamHost newsletter three years ago, so judge for yourself:
Oh, didn’t I mention? I got engaged! Oh yeah, I did mention. But [...]

Learn Ruby on Rails

Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

For everyone who has wanted to try out Ruby on Rails, but found the task a bit daunting: SitePoint has just published a Ruby on Ruby on Rails tutorial for beginners.
The tutorial is in fact two chapters (chapter 3 and 4) from their new Ruby on Rails book: Build Your Own Ruby On Rails Web [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – February 2007

Sunday, February 4th, 2007

This month’s Mexican themed newsletter :

Upgrades
- WordPress, ZenCart and MediaWiki one-click-installs has been upgraded in January
- Ruby on Rails has been upgraded and a number of new gems has been installed
- PHP 5.2 and Zend Optimizer 3.2.2 is being rolled out the upcoming week.
Webmail
Two more webmail machines has been added to the load-balanced webmail cluster, [...]