NS1 Network Design Philosophy
For a DNS provider like NS1, the health, availability, and performance of the network is paramount. There are a number of ways in which we ensure our network is always running in an optimal state.
The Evolution and Future of DevOps.
At NS1, we see DevOps as helping improve scalability and the application delivery process as a whole. Despite its benefits, moving to DevOps can be a challenging undertaking, especially for organizations riddled with legacy applications and tech.
EMA White Paper - A Recommended New Approach to Improve Digital Application Performance
Traffic optimization solutions based on managed DNS services are a critical component of such distributed architecture. They offer an efficient method for optimizing globally-distributed architectures for both end-user performance and cost.
[Video] DNS for a DevOps Future
Advancements in DNS including the ability to communicate via APIs and the power to couple real-time telemetry with automation, give this often overlooked but foundational component of the app delivery stack a critical role in a DevOps-driven world.
CNAME Record - How it Works, Alternatives & Advanced Use Cases
A Canonical Name (CNAME) Record is used in the Domain Name System (DNS) to create an alias from one domain name to another domain name.
Managed DNS Data Sheet
Managed DNS delivers industry-leading performance from our globally anycasted DNS network with response times & change propagation that consistently beat the competition
[Video] 3 Ways Gaming Companies Can Leverage DNS to Their Advantage
In this webinar, we'll explore three ways gaming companies can leverage the 30-year old protocol to their advantage and look at specific use cases that may apply to some of the challenges you are facing today.
Tackling and Eliminating Technical Debt
In this webinar, we explore ways to reduce technical debt and how you can use DNS as a shortcut to eliminating decades of technical debt in your organization.
Using RUM to Optimize Traffic Delivery: Hands-On with NS1's Pulsar
Using real user monitoring (RUM) is a powerful way for businesses to deliver a great user experience in the face of these dynamically changing internet conditions.
Next Generation DNS: Using Your Data to Steer Traffic with NS1
Join us to learn how to use NS1's next-gen DNS to connect with external data sources, monitoring providers and even your own tools to ingest existing application health and infrastructure telemetry, leveraging your data to drive traffic management.
Getting DNS Out of the Garage: Moving Up to Enterprise Scale
Join 451 Research and NS1 as we explain why DNS is a huge opportunity for enterprises looking to improve their automation, scale, and application performance initiatives.
NS1 Private DNS: Getting You Out of a BIND
In this webinar, we introduce Private DNS, NS1's next-generation DNS software product providing authoritative and recursive DNS services.
Learn the basics of what DNS protocol is and how it defines communication between DNS client, DNS resolver and DNS name servers.
IPv6 DNS: Understanding IPv6 and a Quick Implementation Guide
IPv6 is a new version of the Internet Protocol, which uses 128-bit IP addresses. We explain IPv6’s slow adoption, and how to support IPv6 in your DNS server.
DNS Failover: Basic Concepts and Limitations
DNS failover helps websites or network services remain accessible in the event of outage. Learn how traditional DNS failover works and its limitations.
DNS: Types of DNS Records, DNS Servers and DNS Query Types
Need a refresher on DNS? In this article, we introduce DNS, explain 3 Types of DNS queries, 3 Types of DNS servers, and 10 types of common DNS records.
BIND DNS: Pros, Cons and Alternatives
How BIND works, advantages and disadvantages, and alternatives including managed DNS and next-generation DNS solutions.
Magnetic Case Study
Magnetic revolutionizes its online advertising delivery infrastructure and automates traffic routing among three clouds using Pulsar.
DNS Zones Explained
Learn about DNS zones and zone files and how they relate to domains. Understand DNS zone types, the format and structure of DNS zone files and more.
Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB)
Global Server Load Balancing (GSLB) is the intelligent distribution of traffic across server resources located in multiple geographies.
USA Today Network Case Study
USA Today Network is aggressively removing anything that detracts from its speed and velocity, including outdated DNS, to get the performance and automation required for their global digital media leadership
DNS & Devops
Primary DNS vs. Secondary DNS and Advanced Use Cases
Learn how primary DNS servers work with secondary DNS servers, and how to use secondary DNS for redundancy, performance, DNS migration, and more.
IDC Report: A Modern DNS for Modern Infrastructure Challenges
Find out why IDC says a modern Private DNS platform is overdue, and how it can help you automate for scale, efficiency and agility.