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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 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 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 Newsletter – March 2008

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

A very short newsletter this time:

Easy zenphoto One-Click

DreamHost now offers zenphoto as a hosted application. When you install zenphoto as a hosted application, you don’t have to worry about upgrading the software, bandwidth usage, disk usage, etc., since it all runs from DreamHost’s server (vs. your own shared server). The downside is that you won’t [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – February 2008

Wednesday, February 6th, 2008

This month’s newsletter in condensed form:

Sorry About the Billing
I guess all of you have heard about DreamHost’s billing error 3 weeks ago? Otherwise see Um, Whoops, The Aftermath and The Final Update.
Easy WordPress One-Click
DreamHost now offers an “easy mode” for WordPress (probably based on WordPress MU), where DreamHost will take of all updates and maintenance. [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – December 2007

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Another newsletter translated from Josh’s gibberish.

Spacey Moved
The “spacey” cluster was successfully moved to a new datacenter. More server moves are planned over the next few months – watch the status blog for updates.
DreamHost PS Update
DreamHost is making progress on the waitlist for DreamHost PS (Private Server) and MySQL PS. If you sign up now, you [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – July 2007

Wednesday, July 4th, 2007

Time for another newsletter in condensed form:

Winners of the iPhone Contest won the iPhone contest. The 2nd and 3rd prizes can be found on the official blog.

iTunes Backup for Mac
DreamHost customers can now get a free year of Bandwagon (Mac software to back up your iTunes library to your DreamHost account).

Support Attachments
It’s now possible to [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – June 2007

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

The newest DreamHost Newsletter in condensed form: 

Your Own DreamHostStatus Feed
Personalized RSS feed with news from The feed only contains news about events regarding your Web, Email or MySQL server. You’ll find the link to your RSS feed in your Account Status.
Power Switcheroo
Redundant power to 12 more racks.
Tiny Panel Changes
New login page, faster load times [...]

DreamHost Newsletter – May 2007

Friday, May 4th, 2007

Manage your cron jobsRunning cron jobs (automated tasks) has never been easier. They can now be managed in a simple interface as part of the web panel.

Green your web siteDreamHost goes green! By buying certified Renewable Energy Credits they can now call themself a carbon-neutral company.
The news was a front page story on Digg.
Moving picture [...]