I too experience some more delays than I'd like to see on my wiki and webmail pages but I think it must be tied to the fact that I'm sharing the server with several other accounts which I'm sure are doing the same thing.
I am considering buying into a Dedicated Service plan. Has anyone else done this? I don't mind the additional maintenance really - I'm just afraid that I'll get the dedicated service and the delays will continue?
I don't have alot of people testing my sites - only myself. I have to hope my delays are not network or bandwidth issues but I can't rule that out. I think that getting my own machine running only my processes would normally be the perfect move - but I'm just ever so slightly concerned since it is a more expensive plan and I'm not sure how to pre-validate that it'll fix the problem.
Is there a way to validate that Dreamhost's pipe isn't saturated? Maybe its a ridiculous question - but there are times when even logging into Dreamhost's front page takes a long time respectively. And honestly, thats ok - but I'm trying to guesstimate what kind of service I'd get on a dedicated plan so just thinking about their service as a whole.
I've been very very pleased with DH in general, service and support are great ... but its getting closer to crunch time and speed has become an issue for me.
Thanks in advance,