Archive for the 'Links' Category

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 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 [...]

13 Worst Web Hosting Companies

Thursday, May 10th, 2007

Web Hosting Unleashed – a web hosting review site with real reviews – has compiled a list of the 13 Worst Web Hosting Companies measured by number of negative reviews and how few would recommend the host.
Not surprisingly RegisterFly (who went belly up recently) is the worst host overall with more than 100 negative reviews [...]

Backup your Mac or PC to DreamHost

Wednesday, April 4th, 2007

Michael Lee from Addison Road has written a great tutorial about how you can use the vast amount of storage space on your DreamHost account to backup your Mac.
Part 1 of the tutorial shows how to create a new user with shell access, how to enable SSH access to the server without having to supply [...]

20 More Unfortunate Domain Names

Friday, January 26th, 2007

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As a follow up to my post with the Top 10 Worst Domain Names from last summer, here comes even more unfortunate domain names. If you enjoyed this post, please Digg It !

The Royal Tit-Watching [...]

DreamHost WAP Feeds

Sunday, July 9th, 2006

An anonymous DreamHost customer has created an unofficial DreamHost WAP site, which lets you check the latest news from the DreamHost Status site and the official DreamHost Blog on your cellphone.
May I suggest he add this blog for a total coverage of DreamHost news
Thanks for the tip…

Django on DreamHost

Wednesday, May 24th, 2006

Django is an increasingly popular web framework for Python with focus on rapid development and clean, pragmatic design. Django is for Python, kind of what Rails is for Ruby and the two frameworks has often been compared.
If another web development framework sounds compelling to you, maybe you should read Bruce Kroeze’s Top ten reasons to [...]

All The Cool Kids Use DreamHost

Monday, May 22nd, 2006

Recently I discovered that a majority of my favorite web designers and bloggers are in fact DreamHost customers.

Dan Cederholm
Author of Bulletproof Web Design and Web Standards Solutions. Known for his redesign of Fast Company and Recently behind the design of Rollyo and Cork’d.

Todd Dominey
Co-author of Professional CSS, redesigned Blogger’s templates, designer of 2005 PGA [...]

Rails upgraded to 1.1

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Rails 1.1 is officially out and DreamHost has already upgraded their installation.
More than 500 fixes, tweaks and features from over 100 contributors. Check out all the new features, from the blockbusters to the lesser known upgrades.
Some people reports problems, since 1.1 is not 100% backward compatible, but you should be able to either tie your Rails application to a [...]

More Subversion Links

Monday, March 27th, 2006

As a follow up to last weeks Subversion post, here is a number of Subversion links for you to enjoy:

Version Control with Subversion
Free book about Subversion published by O’Reilly Media
Keep Track of Your Documents - PC Magazine
Introduction to Subversion and TortoiseSVN
Subversion and TortoiseSVN - PC Magazine
An Illustrated Walkthrough
SVN as a Web Site Maintenance Tool - Alex King
Tips for [...]

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 [...]