What is DNS?

January 11, 2019

Domain Name System (DNS) is a distributed directory that resolves human-readable hostnames, such as www.dyn.com, into machine-readable IP addresses like 50.16.85.103, pretty basic stuff huh? So why is DNS important and how does it actually work?

Join us in this on-demand webinar as we discuss in-depth the phone book of the internet. We will cover:

  • A short overview on the history of DNS and why it is critical for the Internet to function.
  • Review what Authoritative and Recursive DNS are and how they work.
  • How Cloud DNS improves the reliability and functionality of DNS with large Anycast networks, intuitive configuration and zone management, Intelligent DNS and Traffic Management capabilities, RESTful APIs, and 24/7/365 support.
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