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Sneaky Changes Afoot..

We’re making some changes to the way we do MySQL… One of the most popular suggestions we have is to be able to have multiple databases per hostname. Along with that, people want to be able to use the same mysql...

What You Get When You Work Here…

…is, as often as not, a whole lot of abuse. Take, for example, our fearless Tech Support team leader, Ralph. Every month all of the team leaders go out to lunch and goof off talk about important company stuff, leaving the...

Thoughts on Growing, Part 2

Why grow? Last week I talked about what I thought it took for a company to handle exponential growth (an “entrepreneur”) as well as non-exponential growth (an “MBA”). This week I’m going to rewind a...

Thoughts on Growing, Part 1

  There are two kinds of people running companies. There are entrepreneurs and there are MBAs. (And when I say “MBA”, I don’t necessarily mean a person with an actual Master in Business Administration.. I just mean...

Jackets of Pain

We ordered some kick-butt jackets for our employees recently. They’re these nice heavy navy blue cotton doo-dads with a super warm fleece lining, AND they’ve got our logo embroidered right on the front. They arrived...

The Big 2-oh-oh-oh-oh-oh!

Well, it’s official. According to webhosting.info, DreamHost is now 6 figures into 6 figures. We just passed 200,000 hosted domains yesterday, putting us as the 39th biggest web host in the world! I’m not sure exactly...