somehow dreamhost seems very slow.
I have a zoomify picture on my website and it took nearly 20 sec. to load a few tiles each 10kb or so in size.
Is there any cure for this or is Dreamhost only connected with 10kb to the net?
The performance vary at different time from different location.
If you consistently have this problem, some of your neighbors on the same machine may consume too much bandwidth and resources. You can try to feedback to DH support and they may move you to a nicer machine.
The other possible problem is your ISP.
Have you tried benchmarking your internet connection at the following site:
To answer your other question, I usually get 5-6 mbps download speeds from DreamHost.
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