A guide to DNS

DNS or Domain Name System, is a core Internet protocol/mechanism which resolves text URLs(FQDNs) into IP addresses. It is the protocol which translates hostnames such as “www.google.com” into it’s IP address -“72.14.207.99″. In essence, it acts as the ‘phone book of domain names” and mapping the names(domain names) to their phone numbers (IP addresses). This […]