Recently purchased Dreamhost's VPS, $15 in January, used to host WordPress, for a person who often uses VPS, it is too slow t...展开
o get started with his fully managed VPS, FTP, MYSQL, domain name need to set their own, Uploading files requires FTP, but the pursuit of stability, I continue to use. However, his customer support is really slow. It took 4 hours to reply to Case. Is it because the United States is now a day off?
This hosting company is an absolute dumpster fire. They offered me the free migration, which took 13 days to finally be compl...展开
eted. Once it was completed it was a complete disaster. Some of things I saw:
- My ssl certificate never was secure with the transfer
- My emails asking for customer support weren't going through to them
- My website was getting constant spamming comments after moving over to their hosting
- My website crashed for 3+ hours on back to back days
- slow service because no one is based in the US
I ended up just going back to siteground. You would have to put a bullet in my head for me to suggest Cloudways. The absolute WORST customer service and company i've ever had to deal with. This place literally had my website crashed for back to back days and couldn't figure it out. I hate everything about this company and would suggest to not work with them!
After three years of happy and reliable hosting on Dreampress, changes in Dreamhost's web servers, hosting service, and techn...展开
ical support forced our online business to go elsewhere.
It began with unexpected servers crashes which quickly became daily and unresolvable. In about a week we dropped from years of stability to every-day troubleshooting to keep our site online.
And with each crash, we learn our server was running out of memory but tech support seemed less specific about the causes or instability. Instead, they chose to up-sell us on a new “Openstack” server deployment, promising better caching and performance -- at the same price.
We were thrilled with how fast we were operational on the new 'bionic' server but not happy to discover this upgraded server would actually cost us 35% more annually, that the memory configurations were no different, and ultimately the server crashes would continue.
For the next 10 weeks, we meticulously followed Dreamhost's advice to optimize our site build, to employ different caching strategies, to minify, to defer code, to better optimize images, and reduce page loading sizes.
We did everything required to get us to an A-rating with GTmetrix but the server crashes continued while Dreamhost offered us no effective assistance with resolving what became a maintenance nightmare.
The final straw was learning that DH tech support was aware of a bug in the new servers that prevented some MySQL DBs from restarting after a server crashes. When we migrated our site off of Dreamhost servers, they still hadn't isolated the problems or taken any ownership of them.