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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
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.

Alex Vayl
May 16, 2017

See what the future of monitoring looks like at Monitorama 2017

Join us on May 22-24, 2017 in the Gerding Theater at The Armory in Portland, OR for Monitorama, the industry's premier conference for open-source monitoring tools and the folks who use and implement them.

Alex Vayl
May 10, 2017

Let the Countdown to Interop ITX Begin

Join us for Interop ITX at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on May 15th - May 19, 2017. Interop ITX offers five days of world-class education, compelling speakers, and unlimited networking opportunities to drive you businesses forward.

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