DNS – The Rolodex of the Internet

Domain Name System (DNS) drawing on whiteboard. Includes clipping path for whiteboard.

For many years, the Rolodex was the primary tool used to keep track of large numbers of addresses for people you knew or did business with. Today, most of that information is handled digitally. If you have ever wondered how you type “google.com” into your browser, and your computer magically connects to their server and retrieves a web page, the answer is DNS.  You can think of DNS like a giant Rolodex of the internet where you can look up a name like “google.com” and find an address. The abbreviation DNS can stand for the system as a whole (Domain...
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