What is a domain name system?

By | February 3, 2020

A domain name system or DNS refers to a hierarchical and decentralized nomenclature for computers and other resources that are connected to the Internet or even a private network. A domain name system has been providing a global distributed directory service since the Internet began its full-fledged functionalities from the year 1995. A DNS is responsible for assigning domain names and mapping these domain names to Internet resources by designating authoritative name servers for each domain that gets registered. A DNS is also responsible for specifying the technical functionalities of the database service present at its core.

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