27 Feb 2006
Settling Into A New Home
I suspect I’ll switch back to my own server at some point, but for now I can save some cash, get access to new features without a tricky major server upgrade, and forget about server admin for a while. DreamHost’s reliability has been relatively poor recently, but it’s a dirt cheap deal with the right features so I’m giving them a go. If they turn out to be crap I’ll let you know, if they’re good I’ll probably spam you with endless referral links like most of their customers.
(One quick tip for preparing to move a site: on both your old and new hosting, set any important email addresses to redirect to a webmail account elsewhere until you’re sure DNS changes have propagated and all is well. That way there’s no risk of emails getting stuck in inaccessible mailboxes.)