Blogs

Gerhard Jacobs
April 17, 2019

Chaos Engineering: A Pretty Organized Affair

Four years ago the challenge for managers looking to build chaos engineering teams was that, well… chaos engineering didn’t exist – not in its current form anyway.

Gerhard Jacobs
February 5, 2019

NS1 Named One of Built In NYC's "Top 50 Tech Startups to Watch 2019"

We’ve been named alongside some of New York’s top tech startups as one to watch in 2019!

Carl Levine
February 9, 2018

Leveraging Visibility Around DNS For Auditing + Optimization

Discerning what data is most important to provide context around a given piece of infrastructure, or even a complete layer of the stack remains one of the key challenges.

January 17, 2018

NS1 Announces a New OctoDNS Integration and the Terraform Integration Gets an Upgrade

NS1 has a family of integrations to help you get the most out of your infrastructure as code projects using our Managed DNS solutions.

November 21, 2017

Better Content Delivery with a Multi-CDN Approach

A multi-CDN approach to global content delivery allows you to provide a best-in-breed solution to your users.

November 8, 2017

Monitoring Portal 2 Updates

Portal 2 came with many features in addition to a new look and feel for the product portal. This article reviews the Monitors section and the new feature updates.

October 25, 2017

CDNs and NS1

A brief overview of CDNs and how NS1 helps make your CDN(s) work smarter.

October 18, 2017

Living in a Distributed World

All online companies know the challenge of ensuring their internet content and transactions load quickly enough to keep the user’s attention. Speed matters whether that user is five miles from headquarters or 10,000 miles away.

October 11, 2017

Speed Kills Latency: AdTech Turbocharged by Intelligent DNS

All internet traffic depends on the DNS protocol, the mechanism for connecting end users to content. The problem AdTech companies run into is traditional DNS has stagnated from an internet traffic routing standpoint.

September 27, 2017

DNS Enhances Your Online Gaming Experience

Online gaming providers need to ensure their networks are on the cutting edge of technology, ensuring continuous play time for their customers. DNS is an essential part of that network and can enhance your customer experience across the globe.

August 3, 2017

DNS Redundancy at Global Scale

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.

July 6, 2017

DNS over TCP as Seen From the Authoritative Server

A summary of DNS research presented by the author in May 2017 at the DNS-OARC Workshop in Madrid, Spain.

June 12, 2017

Why we Built our own DNS Server From the Ground up

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.

Carl Levine
May 29, 2017

NS1's Favorite Memorial Day Cookout Recipes

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!

May 17, 2017

The CAA Record Type Explained

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.

May 8, 2017

URLs, DNS name resolution, and EasyRedir

Come read more from NS1’s Nate Lindstrom as he talks about URLs, DNS name resolution, and EasyRedir in his new guest blog post

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