Given that delivering high scale, high performance online services is a core business requirement in the 21st century, it is not surprising that reliability and infrastructure engineers are taking a closer look at their DNS.
A summary of DNS research presented by the author in May 2017 at the DNS-OARC Workshop in Madrid, Spain.
It’s fairly common (and smart!) for new NS1 customers to want to do some testing and validation before cutting over production traffic to our DNS.
Manual failover is great and all, but it can be even more effective to tie failover into some automation so that as soon as a failure happens in your primary facility, traffic is shifted to your secondary facility.
Software defined networking (SDN) has become a prolific buzzword and a topic of heated debate throughout the networking community at large, especially with the advent of dockerized systems.
In normal DNS resolution, when a resolver attempts to resolve a domain name, it queries the authoritative nameservers for the domain. If the nameservers for a domain exist inside the domain itself, a glue record is needed to resolve the domain name.
Come read more from NS1’s Kris Beevers as he talks about "Why We Built our own DNS Server From the Ground up" on his Medium blog.
A few of our colleagues have shared some of their favorite things they like to whip up in the kitchen when it comes time to celebrate Memorial Day with their friends and family, and we hope you’ll give them a try this weekend!
A CAA record is a special type of DNS record (think TXT or CERT) that allows domain owners to authorize specific third party vendors to issue SSL certificates on behalf of their domains.
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Come read more from NS1’s Nate Lindstrom as he talks about URLs, DNS name resolution, and EasyRedir in his new guest blog post
ADCs, known as load balancers, enable response affinity for users in your data center. What about when a user's DNS refreshes? Response affinity from an ADC can't help them. NS1's Sticky filters can.