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Datacenter Innovation from DreamHost

Today we’re revealing some never-before seen photos of some of the darkened corners of our datacenters. It’s not something we’re proud of, but we intend to do something about it. You network admins know how it...

Update Your WordPress!

We’re big fans of WordPress here at DreamHost.  It powers this website and many of our own personal websites.  It’s also probably the number one most popular web application running on our servers. It’s so...

Free Hosting from DreamHost is Here

When we started DreamHost back in 1997, we were in it to make money. Throw up a server, get some customers, collect fat checks, retire at 35. Simple! Somewhere along the way (I think it was shortly after the fat checks showed up)...

How Ruby on Rails Could Be Much Better

A rant by Zed Shaw, the man who wrote the original version of the Ruby application server Mongrel got me thinking about the experiences DreamHost has had hosting Ruby on Rails driven websites over the past couple of years. The...

Web Hosting’s Dirty Laundry

The world of web hosting is magical and wonderous. Having a website lets you show the world extremely important things like pictures of your cats, and also lets you share your not-at-all-crazy political views with the WORLD! But...