Archive for the 'DreamHost' Category

5 resources at

Thursday, December 22nd, 2005

When you add a domain to DreamHost up to 5 resources will be available at
A webmail client is automatically set up on all domains at Dreamhost currently uses the PHP-based Webmail software package SquirrelMail.
Mailbox Manager
The Mailbox Manager at gives your users the ability to check their disk usage, set up keyword filters [...]

Compare DreamHost’s Plans and Features

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

Since DreamHost has increased all accounts’ disk storage and monthly bandwidth more than 6 fold within the last year (tripled in Januar 2005, doubled in September 2005 and weekly increases since July 2005) and given all accounts unlimited domains and subdomains the differences between the different account types has decreased.
Most users won’t get close to [...]

DreamHost under attack

Monday, December 12th, 2005

DreamHost was this afternoon hit by a massive distributed denial-of-service attack (DDoS) according to the official DreamHost Blog and the DreamHost Emergency Status.
A DDoS attack is most often a “bandwidth consumption” attack where the combined Internet connection bandwidth of many machines is “focused”, or directed, upon one or a few machines. Although the attack’s individual [...]

RoundCube and TurboDbAdmin

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

Two new PHP/Ajax applications, RoundCube and TurboDbAdmin, has got a lot of publicity lately.
RoundCube Webmail is a browser-based email client with a very nice interface and functionality a bit like GMail, but available to install on your own server. TurboDbAdmin is an online database administration tool like phpMyAdmin (which is currently being used at DreamHost’s [...]

More DreamHost Statistics

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Continuing yesterdays post about DreamHost doubling the number of domains they are hosting in one year, I’ve dug up some older data.

April 1997:
DreamHost foundation

November 1998:
First 1000 customers

February 2000:
More than 10,000 websites

October 2001:
30,000 domains hosted

May 2002:
40,000 domains hosted

October 2004:
80,000 domains hosted

March 2005:
100,000 domains hosted

September 2005:
150,000 domains hosted

November 2005:
175,000 domains hosted

Domains Hosted at DreamHost

It’s interessting to see [...]

Double DreamHost

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

According to WebHosting.Info DreamHost has doubled the amount of domains they are hosting in one year. In November 2004 DreamHost was hosting 81,993 domains, and by November 2005 they have reached 166,892 domains. With this pace they will reach 200,000 domains just after New Year.
Still a dreamling though compared to Wild West Domains, Network Solutions [...]

Unofficial DreamHost Blog

Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

This is The Unofficial DreamHost Blog. I’ve started this blog to collect some of the info, tips and tricks I’ve learned about DreamHost by hosting with them since October 2004.
My knowledge about DreamHost is primarily accumulated from the Knowledge Base, Discussion Forum and Community Wiki, but also from other blogs and news sources.
Please notice that [...]