Never would I want to be so pretentious on this decision but yes, I am sincere about this, dreamhost is the worst one I ever tried.
I ask you to judge my judgement after reading my story carefully. ( plz )
It has been 9 months since I am hosted in DH. There about 15000 members and increasing 100-150 members day by day. And my forum started to give error messages over and over. Sometimes it didn’t open, sometimes it did but as slowly as a dead. Each time I mailed my situation to DH, they answered with sorries and reboots. However , this month , with the death slows and page doesn’t open errors, I started to send mails to DH just to tell about my host situation. Once they edited my .htaccess file and denied all ip addresses. Is that the solution ? I ask here now, denying all ip adresses is the solution for DH. And they answer like that : Your site is too popular for DH.
With 15000 members and 200 guest each 15 minutes ? Is this too popular for DH ? Then leave this job , I am sure I could do better with no stuff.
DH gives 500 gb of host with 5 tb of band or whatever. Who cares ? Everyone knows that no one will use so much and this is not the most important factor in hosting. What about cpu , slow or not ,servers, talk about these with us. If the machines you have do not carry a site with 15000 members, to whom will you attribute this failure ?
One more thing, nowadays the responses I get from DH is a bit reckless. Some example response quotes I got recently when I asked the reason why my site didn’t open :
"I personally hate it when i cant find a cause of a problem, like in this situation. "
“Well sadly, it looks like your forum is just too popular for our server.
Its single handedly causing a 25 load on her, enough that other people on
your shared server are complaining about it. Sadly i had to disable your
forums to bring the load back to normal.”
Other people which share the same machine with me also complain and they complain because of me ???
I can’t stand any unfairness and this blame is also not fair.
I will respect any answers blaming me or DH for this post. I got blamed enough already, it doesnt matter much really.