Dreamhost Review


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Dreamhost was founded as a VPS provider in 1997.
It is headquartered in the USA.
It offers Shared, Wordpress, VPS and Dedicated hosting products.

It has datacenters in:
  • United States

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Dreamhost VPS Features

Features not included in the VPS price are marked as missing below.

Feature Value Comment
Hourly Billing  Yes
DDOS Protection  Yes
Backups  Yes

A snapshot function is available.

Control Panel  Builtin
SSH Keys Setup  Yes
Total Number of Datacenters  1
Number of Datacenter Continents  1
Monitoring Charts  No
Admin REST API  Yes
Upgrade VPS from admin console  Yes
Mobile Friendly UI  No
Reverse DNS  No
Accepted Forms of Payment  Credit cards, Paypal, Check
Hidden CPU Model  No
Affiliate Program  Yes
Firewall  Yes

Called "Security Group".

Shelving  No
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Pros and Cons


  • Management UI for cloud hosting disjointed from main management console.
  • No update or improvements to DreamCompute in years.

Dreamhost Extra Services

In addition to features included in VPS plans, Dreamhost also offers the following services (possibly for a fee):

Backups   Block storage   Object storage   Load balancer
Floating IP addresses   Team Management Managed databases Serverless
DDoS protection Kubernetes GPU instances Private network

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Dreamhost Instance Types and Plans

Note: All VPS prices reported at VPSBenchmarks are for one month without any further commitment and before promotions unless noted otherwise. The IPv4 charge is added to the VPS monthly price in case the provider doesn't include it by default.

Plan Number of CPU cores RAM Storage Price
Instance Type:

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gp1_subsonic 1 1.0GB 80GB $6.00 / month
gp1_supersonic 1 2.0GB 80GB $12.00 / month
gp1.lightspeed 2 4.0GB 80GB $24.00 / month

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