DNS, Domain Name System, translates hostnames or URLs into IP addresses. For example if we type www.unixmen.com in browser, the DNS server translates the domain name into its associated ip address. Since the IP addresses are hard to remember, DNS servers are used to translate the hostnames like www.unixmen.com to 173.xxx.xx.xxx. So it makes easy […]
Internet has been becoming a core part in every day life. It helps us to know about many things just with a click. Using internet we are able to communicate with people far away from us. We can easily find answers to each and every question we have. And we can do lot more things than […]
OpenDNS is a free DNS alternative to your ISP DNS. It helps you to get faster and as well as safer browsing at absolutely free. It speeds up your browsing experience by connecting to better DNS servers that are faster and reliable. Anyone can use this DNS for their individual system or home network. For […]
Following on from our previous post by one of my colleagues, I thought it would be a good idea to dive a little deeper in to the background of the Domain Name Server (DNS). When it comes to the internet, there’s many problems. Both current and on the not too distant horizon. Although I’m a […]
DNS (Domain name system) servers are one of the most crucial parts of hosting servers on the internet. DNS servers give us the ability to connect to websites and other types of servers by using words and number instead of IP addresses. Without DNS servers users visiting a website would have to connect using its […]
Everyone knows that Google DNS was released this week, the basic logic was clear: Google has a vested interest in the internet being fast, and so they want to offer a free public utility to help it be faster.