Archive for the 'History' Category

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, [...]

DreamHost Now Hosting 500.000+ Domains

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Hurray… DreamHost is now hosting more than 500,000 domains according to WebHosting.Info. With an average of 700 new domains a day since they passed 400,000 it has taken less than 5 months to reach this new milestone.

To celebrate this event DreamHost is currently having a crazy promo: A Crazy Domain Insane package with 500 GB [...]

DreamHost Discussion Forum 6 Years Today

Wednesday, April 18th, 2007

DreamHost Discussion Forum turns 6 years today and like last year I’m going to use the opportunity to publish some stats from the forums.
General stats:
In 6 years the forum have had 78,067 posts, in 15,824 threads, submitted by 9,834 registered users (plus countless of anonymous users). The forum has grown considerably the last year with [...]

DreamHost 2006 – Year in Review

Thursday, January 4th, 2007

I’ve just re-read my DreamHost 2005 – Year in Review-post from last year and decided to repeat the exercise.
Hosting Plans
DreamHost started the new year by quadrupling the disk space and octupling the bandwidth on all shared hosting plans. A Crazy Domain Insane plan went from 4800 MB disk storage to 20 GB storage and from [...]

The Big 4-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

Monday, December 25th, 2006

This week’s stats from WebHosting.Info shows that DreamHost have reached another milestone. They are now hosting more than 400.000 domains.
Last January they passed 200,000 domains, in July they reached 300,000 domains and the last 6 months they have continued their growth with tremendous pace. This means that they now have doubled in size in less [...]

DreamHost Now Hosting 300.000+ Domains

Tuesday, July 4th, 2006

The latest stats from WebHosting.Info show that DreamHost now hosts more than 300,000 domains and is now the 27th biggest host in the world.
Back in January I predicted that DreamHost would reach 250,000 domains before 1th of June 2006, but they passed that milestone already in April and almost grew twice as fast as predicted. [...]

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 [...]

Discussion Forum Birthday – 5 years today

Tuesday, April 18th, 2006

Today it’s the DreamHost Discussion Forum’s 5 years birthday. The first “Test Message” was submitted by “Jeff @ DreamHost” the 18th of April 2001, and has since been followed by more than 40000 messages.
I’ve been digging deep into the archives to come up with the following Birthday Stats:
General stats:
In 5 years the forum have had [...]

Open The Champagne DreamHost

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

DreamHost is now hosting more than 200.000 domains.
Two months ago I predicted that DreamHost would reach this magic number just after New Year. Since then they have continued their exponential growth, and is now number 39 on WebHosting.Info’s Worldwide Top 50 Web Hosts based on their total domains count.
So, what’s next? 250.000 domains before 1th [...]

DreamHost 2005 – Year in Review

Saturday, December 31st, 2005

We are close to New Year, so it’s time to think about the year gone by and to take a look forward at 2006.
Hosting Plans
All the shared hosting plans has increased significantly over the year. The disk storage has gone from being measured in hundreds of megabytes to be measured in thousands of megabytes thanks [...]