What is Dreampress?
DreamPress is a managed wordpress vps hosting services from dreamhost. Dreamhost itself describes Dreampress as:
DreamPress is a highly optimized, extremely reliable managed WordPress service that comes pre-configured to stand up to higher traffic loads and serve up server-intensive themes and plugins.
This means it’s engineered for speed, advanced security, excellent reliability, and ease of use – all features that were created to make your lives easier!
How much the Dreampress cost?
As of now, if you purchase Dreampress you will get it for $19.95 per month per domain. Dreamhost states that it currently does not have support for subdomains or mapped domains.
It’ll cost you $24.95 to get setup although if you sign up soon you’ll get $5 bucks off for an introductory rate, that’s mean a $19.95/mo totally.
What is the benefit of DreamPress?
- Unlimited Page Views – NOT to worry about the traffic increasing anymore
- Separate MySQL and Web Servers, Picture it running on a specialized, optimized, virtual private server.
- DreamPress comes pre-configured by dreamhost in-house WordPress experts for maximum security and performance under traffic load.
- Enhanced Performance
- Enterprise-Level Reliability & Satisfaction Guaranteed
- Built-in CDN & Built-In Caching Through Varnish
- Website Hacking Protection
- Managed VPS Web & MySQL servers
- 1-Click WordPress Install
- Optimized WordPress configuration
- Robot-assisted WordPress migration
- Easy Control Panel interface
- Expert WordPress Support
- Ability to use any themes or plugins
- Optional Backup to DreamObjects Cloud!
What other technical details not listed on the marketing site:
- Automatically added Varnish as a caching layer
- Host on isolated clusters of hardware so other sites won’t interfere with their stability or performance. All of them are hosted in our Virginia datacenter as of June 2013.
- Unlike the standard VPS, root and sudo access are not allowed.
- RAM will be auto-scaled, customers cannot modify the RAM allocation.
Who is Dreampress For?
Dreampress is a good choice for webmasters that have outgrown shared hosting but not ready to pay at a high cost for a dedicated server or other managed WordPress hosting.
As $19 isn’t a great “starter” solution, so we recommended it ONLY for the one who love the DreamHost service and have needed a bump in their speed and performance.
DreamPress Review Conclusion:
DreamPress is a new WordPress-specific Managed hosting services provide by dreamhost, it is good for customers who like dreamhost services but have higher require for site performance such as speed, stability, etc.