Archive for October, 2007

Get a free Ruby on Rails book from SitePoint

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

SitePoint is now giving away the full PDF version of their Ruby on Rails books Build Your Own Ruby on Rails Web Applications.
I briefly mentioned the book back in February, when they were giving away the first four chapters, but this time it’s the entire book (12 chapters – 447 pages) you can download.
The book [...]

The Big 6-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Just weeks after DreamHost could celebrate their 10th anniversary, they can now celebrate another milestone. DreamHost is now hosting more than 600.000 domains according to WebHosting.Info.

They are thereby continuing their explosive growth and are still adding 600 domains on average every single day.

Looking at the Top Hosting Companies Worldwide DreamHost is now placed as 14th, [...]

Review Books for the Unofficial DreamHost Blog

Monday, October 22nd, 2007

Packt Publishing – the publisher of 100+ computer related books – has offered me review copies of three of their books. Unfortunately I don’t have a lot of spare time at the moment, so I’m offering my readers this opportunity.
The three books are all about one of DreamHost’s One-Click Installs: the blogging engine WordPress, the [...]

Using DreamHost for Personal Storage & Backups

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Three days ago DreamHost posted a clarification regarding their policies on the use of their services for personal storage and backup purposes. They emphasized that files uploaded to your account should be provided with the intent of distributing them to others from your hosted sites.
The main concern is apparently that DreamHost’s servers are being filled [...]

Free Hosting to Lunarpages Refugees

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Lunarpages has silently added a new 404 File Not Found page to all customer accounts. The page displays the domain name of the account holder, a search box which returns sponsored ad results and a number of links (dating, mortgage, ringtones, etc.) to Oversee’s PPC search engine searchportal.information.com.
While the customer’s domain name is displayed, there [...]