Archive for the 'DreamHost' Category

Mirror of DreamHost’s Knowledge Base

Thursday, January 26th, 2006

Since DreamHost integrated the DreamHost Knowledge Base into the DreamHost Community Wiki, I’ve heard a number of complaints about the move.
The main problems with the new Wiki-based Knowledge Base are:

old links are broken (there is no way to tell what kbase article was about)
user comments have not been moved (the comments were sometimes the [...]

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 Knowledge Base

Saturday, January 21st, 2006

Just a quick note to let you know that the DreamHost Knowledge Base has been integrated to the DreamHost Wiki.
Currently links to articles in the old Knowledge Base are directed to the frontpage with a link to the Wiki, but hopefully DreamHost will map the old URLs to the Wiki sooner or later.

The Unofficial DreamHost Podcast

Thursday, January 19th, 2006

Kris Black has started a podcast (an internet audio broadcast) about his favorite web hosting provider DreamHost. He has tried several web hosting providers in the past, but is now hosted with DreamHost for the second time and now wants to share both his good and not so good experiences with them.
The very first podcast [...]

Jabber and Google Talk

Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

Google Talk and Jabber now communicate

Number of E-mail Accounts Increased

Wednesday, January 11th, 2006

The number of e-mail accounts on each plan has been increased 4-5-fold according to the Plan Comparison. The Crazy Domain Insane plan has gone from 600 to 3000 e-mail accounts, the Sweet Dreams plan from 1400 to 6000 e-mail accounts, the Code Monster plan from 3000 to 12,000 e-mail accounts and the Strictly Business plan [...]

Ruby on Rails 1.0

Tuesday, January 10th, 2006

DreamHost has finally upgraded Ruby on Rails from Rails 0.14.3 (Release Candidate 4) to Rails 1.0.
The upgrade includes the new gems daemons (toolkit to create and control daemons), facets (extension methods and module/class additions), gd2 (interface to gd 2 library), gen (simple code generation system), glue (utility methods and classes for nitro), ruby-breakpoint (breakpoints) [...]

DreamHost New Year offer

Wednesday, January 4th, 2006

I’ve just received this from DreamHost:

Hey Happy DreamHost Customers!
Now is the time when we announce in a more coherent manner all the features mentioned in our newsletter. Judging by the newsletter this month, it seems these announcements are more vital than ever.
First off, we’ve just QUADRUPLED disk space on all our shared hosting plans! The [...]

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 [...]

Custom DNS for everyone

Tuesday, December 27th, 2005

DreamHost has merged the Custom DNS settings into the Manage Domains area. There is now a small [DNS] link next to each domain/subdomain which takes you to a page where you can add a DNS record (both A, CNAME, MX, TXT, PTR and SRV records) for the selected domain.

Full control over the entire DNS settings [...]