A while back, Dreamhost had some problems and my blog and assorted other websites I help keep track of went down.
For more than two weeks.
Now, I understand that crap happens. And I understand that sometimes lots of things happen at once. But fundamentally, their infrastructure is such that they could lose everything on a machine and be unable to get it back for more than two weeks. I'm not a mathematician, but that's not "five-nine" service.
So, I decided to start hunting around for another...