Archive for the 'DreamHost' Category

DreamHost Acquires ThinkHost?

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009

A friend of mine is a member of the web hosting company ThinkHost’s affiliate program. Today he received his affiliate commission – from DreamHost!
The only message in the PayPal payment was:
Thank you for your continued support! Sincerely, The Happy ThinkHost Affiliate Team P.S. The reason this is coming from is because ThinkHost has merged [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – October 2008

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

System-wide Upgrades DreamHost will be transitioning all customers to new servers over the course of the next year.
The new set up should be:

more stable (the shared file servers are being phased out – they have caused to many troubles over the last two [...]

DreamHost’s 11th Birthday

Sunday, October 5th, 2008

I almost missed DreamHost’s birthday this time, but I guess it’s never too late to congratulate.
DreamHost have a history of running great promos on their birthday, from 1 year of hosting for only 77 cents/month (7th birthday), unlimited domains to everybody and 80% off new accounts (8th birthday), double bandwidth, 10 times the storage and [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – September 2008

Sunday, September 14th, 2008

50 GB Free Personal Backups As previously written about, your web space is only intended for your websites and not for personal backups. Now every customer is offered 50 GB of storage for backups. The only caveat is, it will be hosted on a separate server, under a separate user [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – July 2008

Friday, July 4th, 2008

New Easy One-Click: Media Wiki DreamHost introduces Media Wiki (the software behind sites as Wikipedia) as an Easy One-Click install. The software has long existed as a One-Click install, but in easy mode both installation, upgrades and maintenance is 100% handled by DreamHost at the cost of fewer customization options [...]

DreamHost Now Hosts 700,000 Domains

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008

The stats from WebHosting.Info has just been updated, and shows that DreamHost is now hosting more than 700,000 domains.
It’s just 7 months since they passed 600,000 domains and almost exactly a year since they passed half a million domains,

It’s great to see that billing errors and network troubles aside, DreamHost continues their steady [...]

DreamHost offers Passenger / mod_rails

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008

The Ruby on Rails deployment tool we wrote about a while ago has just been launched.
To enable Passenger, edit any of your fully hosted domains or add a new domain from the Manage Domains area in the web panel, and check the Ruby on Rails Passenger (mod_rails) checkbox.

When you then point that domain’s web [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – May 2008

Tuesday, May 6th, 2008

New One-Click Install: phpBB Forum phpBB is now available as a One-Click Install. DreamHost offers phpBB both in an easy-mode and advanced-mode. In easy-mode DreamHost will handle all upgrades, but you won’t be able to customize your theme or add plug-ins.
New One-Click Install: OpenX [...]

DreamHost Nominated Most Democratic Workplace

Thursday, May 1st, 2008

DreamHost has updated their frontpage to show they have been recognized by WordBlu as one of the most democratic workplaces in 2008.
Guess WordBlu haven’t seen What You Get When You Work at DreamHost…

DreamHost Testing New Rails Deployment

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008

Apparently DreamHost have been beta testing Phusion Passenger – a new and interesting mod_rails deployment tool – and so involved in the development, that they are mentioned in the release notes.
According to their website, Phusion Passenger makes deployment of applications built on the Ruby on Rails web framework a breeze, because:

Deployment is only a matter [...]