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I Am Your Shepherd

So, a lot of people apparently liked making fun of my wife last week. The post got on the first page of digg, over 1000 diggs, and pushed about 14 times the typical daily traffic our way. Cool, people must have really found it...

Phishing Phor Phishers

A funny thing happened to me on Tuesday. Well, really it happened to my wife. But I hear being married is all about sharing. We had just finished dinner when she casually mentioned we were getting a tax refund. “Oh?”...

Ask DreamHost Customers

I’ve got a question. And I thought, who better to ask, than everybody? Here goes… We’ve got pretty serious storage needs. Like, in the next year, we’re estimating needing about 250TB (big T, big B) of...

Anatomy of a(n ongoing) Disaster..

What a three weeks… As I’m sure most of you already know, we’ve had nothing but troubles, large troubles, for pretty much the last three weeks. A lot of these troubles were our fault, a couple of them were at...

Why web hosting is fun.

Josh has previously told you why web hosting is hard and why web hosting is easy, and now you’ll find out why it’s fun, too. First, a little history. When we started doing web hosting way back when, the web was not...

The big 3-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

Well, it’s official. According to webhosting.info, DreamHost is now 3 times into 6 figures. We just passed 300,000 hosted domains yesterday, putting us as the 27th biggest web host in the world! It would have been nice if...