DreamHost Hosting Problems

Like any other Web hosting company, DreamHost isn’t perfect. Let’s take a look at a list of some of the general complaints:

  • Lacks Windows-based servers
  • Can be difficult to use for beginners
  • Expensive compared to other Web hosts
  • Lack of phone support
  • No cPanel

They have also had a few major incidents in the past. In 2006, there were power outages in DreamHost’s datacenter that had a major impact on their clients. The following year, many of the websites and accounts on DreamHost’s servers were compromised, which motivated them to improve security. There was also one incident where DreamHost unintentionally billed a customer for an extra year, which supposedly costed millions of dollars.

However, as mentioned above you won’t find a Web host that is entirely free of issues. All in all, DreamHost has a great reputation. For more information, check out the videos below: