NEWS: service is intermitently down due to DDoS attacks

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.

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Under attack:

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:

UPDATE 13-Apr-2012: The service now up and running, but who knows for how long…