First time poster on the boards, been a DreamHost user since January of this year.
I've been having some trouble lately with slowness on my sites. I sent in a support ticket yesterday and I am waiting to hear back.
However this morning it seems to be really bad, the main page won't even come up. These are zen-photo galleries, I see that I am on the server megaman. (account tests in the control panel show that megaman is always under high load)
For example: http://www.jasontc.com/photos/index.php - My browser says waiting for...
Pings return just fine as well as traceroutes:
Reply from 220.127.116.11: bytes=32 time=112ms TTL=42
Using a third party monitoring company you get the same results:
http://www.alertsite.com/tools.shtml - Try the first test. When it tests a working site, you'll see a breakdown of all the page images and components.
Is anyone else experiencing these same problems?