Category: DreamHost

  • Linode goes RAM crazy, prompts me to start considering migration.

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    Everyone knows about my love afair with Linux. Specificly, Gentoo. Unfortunately, it being a source-based distribution means escentially any system maintenance task–like, say, installing a new program or updating an existing one–is potentially going to be a bit of a memory hog. Hence why I started using Linode for … Read the rest

  • DreamHost is the best, according to Lifehacker. I agree.

    DreamHost and I have had our share of issues in the past–mostly related to network difficulties. But, they did hand over a discount for the server this very website’s sitting on, so consider balance restored. And now, confirming I’m not the only one with mostly positive experiences with the company, … Read the rest

  • Hey, DH? You sold me already.


    I don’t get a chance to check my email very often while I’m over at my parents’ place, where I’ve been since yesterday. But, I did get a chance to check it tonight. And this little surprise, from they who host this blog, was waiting for me. Now, keep in … Read the rest

  • DreamHost, we need to talk. Now.


    I get that you’ve yet to actually meet your quota for network failures this year. And, I get that you’re running out of time to do so. But that doesn’t mean you should, while I’m in the middle of doing something to this or any number of sites/features/services I run … Read the rest

  • An open letter to DreamHost.

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    Dear DH, I happened to be up during the night for unrelated reasons, and just so happened to be walking past the computer to take care of a thing or two. In so doing, I couldn’t help but notice the tell-tail signs of a severe breakage not entirely unlike one … Read the rest

  • When your network takes a crap, and takes your email with it.

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    At some point during the night last night, and rather inconveniently after Jessica and I had run off to bed and so I couldn’t immediately determine that it was a network issue, this blog, a rarely updated–and, in fact, rather neglected for a couple weeks–political blog, and our email among … Read the rest

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