Ever gone to a website and gotten an error message that said, “DNS host not resolved” or “host not resolvable”?
This is because your DNS host is not reachable. It could be they’re suffering an outage, or network error, not reliable, a network admin accidentally deleted a record… or a DDoS attack.
One of the biggest misconceptions our users face is understanding the difference between a domain registrar and a DNS host. Understanding these differences is crucial to maintaining a reliable and fast website that’s available to all of your users.
DNS Made Easy experts conclude that having a secondary DNS provider could have save brands hundreds of millions of dollars during last month’s massive East Coast outage.
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For the past 15 years, DNS Made Easy has been at the forefront of many of the shifts that led to what is now modern DNS management. At the close of each year, the network engineers at DNS Made Easy share their expert opinion on the future of traffic management and trends all network administrators should be preparing for in the coming year.
Last month a major DNS provider was downed by a massive DDoS attack, which in turn limited the availability of many top brands. During preliminary analysis of the attack, DNS Made Easy engineers concluded that only domains with a secondary DNS provider could have maintained availability during the attack.
As the holiday season approaches, DNS Made Easy is encouraging online retailers to use more than one DNS provider to ensure total availability during peak shopping days. Last month, a major DNS provider was attacked and many of its client’s domains were unavailable for hours on the US East Coast.