Archive for the 'DreamHost' Category

Using DreamHost for Personal Storage & Backups

Sunday, October 21st, 2007

Three days ago DreamHost posted a clarification regarding their policies on the use of their services for personal storage and backup purposes. They emphasized that files uploaded to your account should be provided with the intent of distributing them to others from your hosted sites.
The main concern is apparently that DreamHost’s servers are being filled [...]

Free Hosting to Lunarpages Refugees

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Lunarpages has silently added a new 404 File Not Found page to all customer accounts. The page displays the domain name of the account holder, a search box which returns sponsored ad results and a number of links (dating, mortgage, ringtones, etc.) to Oversee’s PPC search engine searchportal.information.com.
While the customer’s domain name is displayed, there [...]

New Pricing Structure at DreamHost

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Looks like DreamHost is launching a new pricing structure together with their birthday promo.

There is currently only 1 service plan (which includes 500 GB disk storage and 5 TB monthly bandwidth) and a number of new add-on options:

Premium Phone Support ($9.95/month)
Double to 1 TB Disk Storage ($9.95/month)
Double to 10 TB Bandwidth ($9.95/month)
VPN Access ($19.95/month)

So goodbye [...]

DreamHost Birthday Promo

Monday, September 24th, 2007

The promo is live now :

500 GB Disk Storage, 5 TB Monthly Bandwidth, plus many more features – from $5.95/month!

Sign up for hosting with DreamHost TODAY and prepay for a year of service (or more) using the promo code 10ten10diez10dix10dieci10shi and get an instant discount of $110.10 of your bill!
This means that you can get [...]

Happy Birthday DreamHost

Monday, September 24th, 2007

It was hinted last week that DreamHost would announce something today Monday – and I’ve got a hunch about what it is!
DreamHost’s 10 Years Birthday is approaching and traditionally this has been celebrated with a fantastic birthday promo for new customers. Many of you will remember the crazy 777 promo for DreamHost’s 7th birthday, which [...]

Various Tidbits

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Clearing out all my open tabs with various DreamHost related tidbits:

Dallas Kashuba (DreamHost co-founder) describes how he installed an SSH client on his iPhone.
Peteris Krumins launched digpicz.com on DreamHost earlier this week. On his blog he tells how he handled receiving more than 130,000 visitors and 265,000 pageviews during the first two days.
UrbanWorkbench has an [...]

Private MySQL Servers

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

When DreamHost launched Private Servers a month ago, the biggest complaint was that MySQL would still be a bottleneck, since it would continue to be run on shared servers.
Now DreamHost introduces DreamHost PS MySQL.

Now, you can get exactly the same sort of memory and cpu isolation you’re used to from DreamHost PS for your MySQL [...]

DreamHost Status running again…

Friday, August 17th, 2007

The DreamHost Status site is running again and Dallas has posted an update on the DNS outage situation.
A runaway process had erroneously been eating domain DNS records. DreamHost is in the process of checking all domains for missing DNS records and restoring all of them.
Hopefully everything is under control now…

Network Problems Continues

Friday, August 17th, 2007

Since the network problems at DreamHost continues and the status site is acting up again, I’m relaying the latest message from DreamHost Status here:
Unfortunately we are experiencing a return of similar network problems that we experienced yesterday. Please keep your eye on this post as we will update it as soon as we have more [...]

DreamHost Network Slowness

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

DreamHost are currently experiencing some network difficulties which is causing parts of their network to be inaccessible. This is affecting everyone in a random manner.
I can currently access the main web site, but the control panel seems very slow and the DreamHost Status site is currently down.

I’m not currently sure if any customer web sites [...]