Archive for May, 2007

Ruby on Rails upgraded to 1.2.3

Thursday, May 31st, 2007

As announced two weeks ago a new version of Ruby on Rails has just been rolled out.
DreamHost is now running Rails version 1.2.3 and Ruby version 1.8.5.
This update in mainly a maintenance release making Rails compatible with the newest version of Ruby (1.8.6).
Only two new gems has been added in this update: ruby-debug and tzinfo. ruby-debug [...]

Lucky Contest Winners

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

The winner of the When-Will-DreamHost-Pass-500,000-Domains Contest has now been found.
The other DreamHost Blog started to announce the winners of our contest yesterday, but they jumped the gun and didn’t get the details straight, probably because Josh was in a rush not to be scooped again…
The question wasn’t when DreamHost would announce that they passed [...]

DreamHost Now Hosting 500.000+ Domains

Wednesday, May 16th, 2007

Hurray… DreamHost is now hosting more than 500,000 domains according to WebHosting.Info. With an average of 700 new domains a day since they passed 400,000 it has taken less than 5 months to reach this new milestone.

To celebrate this event DreamHost is currently having a crazy promo: A Crazy Domain Insane package with 500 GB [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]