Monday, June 16, 2014

About Computer Networking: The Domain Name System (DNS)

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The Internet, and many larger private Internet Protocol (IP) networks, rely on the Domain Name System (DNS) to help direct traffic. The DNS maintains a distributed database of network names and addresses, and it provides methods for computers to remotely query the database

Introduction to the Domain Name System (DNS)

Some people call DNS the "phone book of the Internet." This article explains the basics of what DNS does and how it works.

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What Is a DNS Server?

Many computers across the Internet function as so-called "DNS servers." But what exactly do these special computers do?

Why Are There Only 13 DNS Root Name Servers?
13 is considered an unlucky number by some, but it turns about that's a special number when it comes to the Internet DNS.

Top Free Internet DNS Servers

Numerous providers have set up DNS servers on the Internet for free public access. Some providers also offer other optional services, such as site filtering, in addition to standard name resolution.

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