John Von Essen on 3 Mar 2008 08:52:39 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] Domain registrar thoughts and Mediawiki

If you want high quality hosting that never goes down and be treated like 
a real customer not just a number:

But be prepared to pay more then the discount outfits. When I say pay 
more, I mean around $10-$15 a month, not $10 a year.

You get what you pay for. Pay crap, get crap.


On Mon, 3 Mar 2008, Douglas Muth wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 3, 2008 at 3:47 AM, JP Vossen <> wrote:
>> Thanks to all who've replied thus far, I'm checking out your suggestions.
>>  Dreamhost *looks* awesome, but also gets a lot of bad press (along with
>>  a lot of good press).  I'm thinking about trying to host with them and
>>  register with 1and1.  Comments?
> My Dreamhost experience: 11 outages in 5 months.  And those are only
> the ones that I filed tickets on because they lasted longer than my
> patience threshold. (about half an hour)  I documented all of the
> outages at if you're
> interested in the details.
> Also, I had Drupal completely fall over under Dreamhost.  One day
> visitors to the site started receiving HTTP 500 errors.  I had to prod
> Dreamhost only to find that we had "exceeded our memory limit".  So,
> what was our memory limit?  I have no idea, and neither did Dreamhost
> apparently.  Their website is mute on the subject.
> So that's my Dreamhost experience.  Totally not bitter here. ;-)
> -- Doug
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