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Free 50GB Remote Backup

September 30th, 2008 . by Toni

Over the past few months Dreamhost has been cracking down on customers who have been using large chunks of their web hosting space for their own personal files that have nothing to do with web sites. According to the Dreamhost August Newsletter: Now, you know how we give out a LOT of disk space with [...]

DreamHost Private Servers: First Week Free

September 29th, 2008 . by Toni

Instead of guessing how many resources you will need when signing up for DreamHost’s VPS-ish service “DreamHost PS”, they now have a handy solution to help you decide how much memory you will need. By giving new sign-ups a free week with the maximum amount of resources, DreamHost can then figure out exactly how many [...]

DreamHost Publishes Control Panel Demo

September 26th, 2008 . by Claire

Many web hosting customers shy away from custom control panels. But are they really that bad? Many DreamHost customers are pleasantly surprised by the powerful features in the DreamHost web panel software. Now DreamHost is offering a demo that you can try before you buy.Keep up with posts like this by subscribing to our RSS feed, or [...]

Super Easy SSL Certificates

September 25th, 2008 . by Claire

If you have ever had to set up an SSL cert, I am sure you had experienced a bit of frustration and/or confusion over the process from purchasing the cert to having it working on your host’s server. DreamHost in their ever-expanding arsenal of making life easier features recently announced they were taking out of [...]

Chrome – Google’s Web Browser

September 24th, 2008 . by Toni

Guess I’ve had my head in the sand, because I didn’t even know that Google was working on their own web browser. The big G released the beta browser on Sept. 2nd, you can read the official blog post here. According to Google: Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated [...]

Greatest Web Hosting Disasters of All Time

September 23rd, 2008 . by Toni

I interned for a small hosting company in the early 00’s. My job was to answer any support questions I could, and forward others to the appropriate support staff. I learned a few things from this job: 1) Not that I disliked the job or company, but it was the most stressful working atmosphere I [...]