Blogs

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.

Carl Levine
September 15, 2017

Touchdown in Pats' Country For DevOpsDays Boston!

The great city of Boston is hosting a DevOpsDays event on September 18th and 19th - Join us!

Carl Levine
September 8, 2017

NS1 Does Deutschland At dmexco 2017

NS1's inaugural showing at one of Europe's premier digital marketing conferences. See how NS1 can help accelerate your ad delivery and e-commerce resiliency efforts. Learn more...

Carl Levine
September 8, 2017

Breezin' On Into The Windy City for DevOpsDays Chicago 2017

Join us at the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza in downtown Chicago, along with a bunch of other great companies. More info...

Kris Beevers
September 7, 2017

Announcing NS1’s new $20M venture fundraise

It’s been less than a year since we raised a $23M Series B to accelerate our product development and customer growth, and we have really just begun to invest that capital – so why did we do it again?

Jonathan Lewis
August 30, 2017

NS1 Announces Managed DNS for China

We just announced the launch of Managed DNS for China​, a new service designed to improve the speed, manageability, and reliability of online services in China.

Carl Levine
August 22, 2017

Y'all headed to DevOpsDays Dallas? We are

We'll be in Plano, TX, at the Capital One Conference Center for DevOpsDays Dallas. Join us August 29th and 30th!

August 17, 2017

NS1's Managed and Dedicated DNS Supports CAA Records

The CAA record is a whitelist of your domain's certificate providers. It is optional for domain owners, however, in September 2017 certificate authorities are required to check for a CAA record prior to issuing certificates for a domain.

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.

Kris Beevers
June 29, 2017

Testing your DNS before cutting over to NS1

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.

Carl Levine
June 28, 2017

Automated failover with NS1: UP + PRIORITY Filters

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.

Christian Saide
June 22, 2017

Software Defined Networking

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.

Isaac Onigman
June 21, 2017

Glue Records and Dedicated DNS

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.

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.

Kimberly Lacerte
June 5, 2017

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