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Dreamhost: hosting+domain name for 9,24$/ one year

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by monptr, Apr 11, 2009.

  1. monptr

    monptr Newbie

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    Ok, they are seriously over selling but who cares?
    For the price of a domain name you can have hosting for free.
    Just enter the code 777 when you register.

    Ps: I think it only applies for US residents.
     
  2. spikyy

    spikyy Junior Member

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    is somebody using dreamhost ? i would like to know
     
  3. coriolan

    coriolan Newbie

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    i used dreamhost and when i just started to earn some bucks and traffic, they cut me off. they said that my site eat their resource. that happened when i was at shared hosting. then i took a VPS, but the same thing there. so i decided to move to another web hosting.
    so, my advice for you is: STAY AWAY FROM DREAMHOST OR 10TB!!!
     
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  4. coriolan

    coriolan Newbie

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    yep. is that way. i started small, but when i grew up the problems started to appear

     
  5. trophaeum

    trophaeum Senior Member

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    noone can provide those bandwidth and disk space levels for that price if they arent overselling, plain and simple, you will never be able to use all of your allowances before being cut off, welcome to the world of crap hosts
     
  6. lase

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    Support is a hassle. I use them for a blog and probably will have to change soon as traffic is growing pretty quick.

    They have no phone support. This was the first red flag. The second red flag was no live chat. The third was email support only >_<. Sure they're prompt, but when your server is down and you launch a product, you're screwed.

    Btw, Downtime. Downtime was AWFUL when I signed up. The very first day my account was approved, their web panel was down for AN ENTIRE DAY.

    And of course the other night, traffic spikes, my site CRAWLED.
     
  7. soctal

    soctal Regular Member

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    bingo, 1. tech support, 2.processor drain issues and 3. security are the most important issues with me. unstable hosting = unstable business.

     
  8. kaene

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    i got that offer, it's worth to host a few low traffic sites, no complains so far
     
  9. sgmoney

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    I have a couple of really really niche autoblogs on it. Backed up elsewhere as well of course. No complaints. Good for expanding IP base.
     
  10. lase

    lase Registered Member

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    You'll have no complaints up until something breaks XD, then waiting for support to get back to you is just hell.
     
  11. DchozN

    DchozN BANNED BANNED

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    At what point does Dreamhost essentially cut everything off once you get a steady stream of traffic flowing? 5000 uniques? Less... more?

    I'm opening a new (whitehat) website and I guess relying on Dreamhost will be a nightmare. Any suggestions for good alternatives?

    Thanks.
     
  12. blazed

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    they are not BH friendly in my opinion. if anyone complains about your site they terminate yoru account
     
  13. Hector22

    Hector22 Newbie

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    i agree, they are not bh friendly and unstable. I`ve just a view low traffic blogs hosted with them. I`ve made good experiences with cirtexhosting, their indian support guys are always friendly and helpful.