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Why Techies, Developers, and Designers Should Be Bulking Up Their Writing Skills

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:03:00 +0000

Some time ago during a tech writing gig, I was chatting with that company’s only social media specialist. As the result of an organizational shift, we tech writers were becoming increasingly responsible for blog content. To put it simply, there was a 10-blog-post quota, and we were on the docket for all 10. But when […]

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Your Beloved Product is Not the Protagonist

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 23:00:00 +0000

You had an idea. The idea was good. The goodness of the idea resonated with others. The others joined you as you turned this idea into something that improved the world: your product. Now you’re ready to share it with the masses—but there’s no room in the budget for a digital copywriter. Sure, like most […]

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Cloudflare on DreamHost Just Got Better

Tue, 22 Nov 2016 23:00:00 +0000

Cloudflare offers a content distribution network that protects and accelerates your website without adding hardware, installing software, or changing a line of code. When your website is hosted by DreamHost and protected by Cloudflare, all of your web traffic is routed through its intelligent global network with over 100 data centers. Sites that use Cloudflare see […]

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5 New Productivity Apps to Boost Your Next Design Sprint

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 20:00:00 +0000

It’s that time again. Your dev team is about to head into another design sprint, otherwise known as a five-day, coffee-fueled prototyping blitz. Orchestrating setup, testing, and validation analysis requires a lot of moving parts. Keeping track of everything can put you and your team over the edge if you don’t have a good system. […]

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Announcing the Dreamiest Sites of the Year Awards!

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 21:28:23 +0000

Update: We are now accepting submissions for The Dreamies until Nov. 28th! Be sure to tweet your site’s URL, your chosen category, and #TheDreamies to @dreamhost. Share the good news!  Have you ever tried contacting DreamHost via your smartphone? If the answer is yes, you might have discovered that “DreamHost” autocorrects to “dreamiest”. Coincidence? I […]

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How to Vertically Integrate Yourself (and Why You Should)

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 19:21:48 +0000

Are you a professional with an incredibly diversified skill set? (Or do you want to be?) Do you wish your boss or client would sidle up to you and say, “You know, I recognize that you are, quite simply, a unicorn. So here’s a cover-all job description. Go play on your strengths in any department you […]

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How DreamHost Builds Its Cloud: The Future

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 19:44:00 +0000

This is the seventh and last in a series of posts about how DreamHost builds its Cloud products. Written by Luke Odom straight from the data center operations.  Welcome to the last post in the “building a cloud” series! In this post, we’re going to look at where we are going next. Technology is always moving […]

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How DreamHost Builds Its Cloud: Deciding on the physical layout

Thu, 27 Oct 2016 20:01:00 +0000

This is post No. 6 in a series of posts about how DreamHost builds its Cloud products. Written by Luke Odom straight from the data center operations.  How many racks to use for our next-gen OpenStack cluster? We use standard 9 foot 58u racks: tall enough and with enough power going to them, that neither […]

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Worried About Hackers? Here’s What You Can Learn From These Crazy Election Cybersecurity Issues

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:15:00 +0000

Almost a year ago, SecurityIntelligence wrote an article predicting that cybersecurity would be a big issue in the 2016 presidential election—and oh, how right they were. The issue came to the forefront in June when hackers compromised voter databases in Illinois and Arizona; while  reports said no history or information was erased, the hackers did access voters’ driver’s […]

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Watch a Multi-node WordPress Installation Go Live in 8 Minutes

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 07:32:00 +0000

This Fall’s OpenStack Summit is in full swing, and DreamHost has great news to share with you from Barcelona!  We will be participating in the Interop Challenge at this summit, giving a demonstration of DreamCompute’s interoperability with other OpenStack-powered clouds. We’ll be presenting an on-stage demo as we deploy a fully scalable WordPress site on […]

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