What cloud services does DreamHost offer?
DreamHost offers two cloud products:
- DreamObjects — Cloud storage option
- DreamCompute — Cloud computing option
Can DreamObjects backup my website?
DreamObjects itself is just a storage option. You must configure your site to backup data to DreamObjects. For example, you could use a WordPress plugin for this:
How do I upload data to DreamObjects?
View the following article for different options:
What clients can I use to access DreamObjects?
View the following link for a list of compatible clients:
What operating systems can I install on DreamCompute?
DreamHost offers several Linux distributions for you to install. These include CentOS, Debian, Fedora, and Ubuntu. View the following article for a current list:
Is email included with DreamCompute?
Email hosting is included at no cost with any Shared, VPS, DreamPress, or Dedicated Hosting plan. Since DreamCompute/DreamObjects-only plans do not include email service, you can purchase an email add-on plan at a low cost.
Can I install Windows on DreamCompute?
Only Linux distributions are available when creating a DreamCompute instance.
Do I have root/sudo access on DreamCompute?
Yes. DreamCompute is a fully unmanaged option for you to customize as you like.
Can I host websites on DreamCompute?
Yes. View the following articles for further details: