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Topic # 58929 23-Mar-2010 15:56
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http://www.dreamhost.com/limited-time-sale-going-on-now.html

Cant go wrong with that ;)

Ive been with them since last September on the same deal and had no issues.




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  Reply # 310281 23-Mar-2010 16:10

http://www.plogger.org/hosting/

To get it even cheaper.

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  Reply # 310284 23-Mar-2010 16:23

xpd: http://www.dreamhost.com/limited-time-sale-going-on-now.html

Cant go wrong with that ;)


Ive been with them since last September on the same deal and had no issues.


 

Firstly there is no such thing as 'unlimited'. They will get you in their terms if you use too much diskspace or bandwidth Also you haven't been with them very long. I know of a company that was with them and they had quite a bit of downtime.



 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 310287 23-Mar-2010 16:32
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I've been with them since September 2006, and the only real issue I had was when someone ran the end-of-year billing cycle with one year off. They charged about $1 million extra to a lot of angry people. All charges (including overage, etc) were refunded, but it did cause some grief.

For a hosting company, they're actually quite open in terms of communicating stuff.




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  Reply # 310321 23-Mar-2010 17:52
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robbyp:
xpd: http://www.dreamhost.com/limited-time-sale-going-on-now.html

Cant go wrong with that ;)


Ive been with them since last September on the same deal and had no issues.


 

Firstly there is no such thing as 'unlimited'. They will get you in their terms if you use too much diskspace or bandwidth Also you haven't been with them very long. I know of a company that was with them and they had quite a bit of downtime.




Pedantic arent you ?
Yes I know about "unlimited", its definetely more unlimited than the slack 20mb of data and 1gb transfer that a lot of NZ providers offer.

I did research them before I joined, did note that when they first appeared there was issues but have been reliable for quite some time. And for the price, I can live with the odd bit of downtime.




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  Reply # 317426 12-Apr-2010 17:23
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One of the best features of Dreamhost is its great ssh support which you can use to compile any tools you need, even your own PHP extensions (i.e. eAccelerator. You must be a guru Linux sysadmin to provide such level of access and don't get your server hacked within minutes :)

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