The popular web hosting service DreamHost has been suffering Distributed Denial of Service attacks that affects all of the users hosted in the Irvine datacenter.
The service has been going up and down all day. In some cases it works but it is painfully slow.
DreamHost is known for offering a “100% guaranteed uptime”, they talk the talk, but lately they are far from walking the walk.
For more details go to the official issue page:http://www.dreamhoststatus.com/2012/04/12/network-issue-at-irvine-datacenter-2/