Big Data and DNS

Originally posted on CloudTweaks

Big Data is revolutionizing the way admins manage their DNS traffic. New management platforms are combining historical data with advanced analytics to inform admins about possible performance degradation in their networks....

Cloud in hand

Originally posted on CloudTweaks

Through working as an executive in the managed DNS industry for over 15 years, I have become a sort of expert in managing costs while also maintaining high performance and uptime standards. With the recent push the cloud, I have been urged to evaluate the cost efficiencies between operating an in-house or cloud-hosted network....

Originally posted in DevOps Digest

DNS (Domain Name System) management is important, yet often overlooked as a part of a developer’s stack. Those underutilizing DNS either don’t have a solid understanding of how it works or they don’t know how to leverage the system for their own needs....

Old DNS Practices

Originally posted on Forbes

When it comes to technology, you can’t stick to tried-and-true methods forever. The internet and everything dependent on it are constantly evolving. What may have worked five years ago could likely hurt you now....

The Long and Short of TTL's

A TTL (or Time to Live) is a crucial setting in every DNS record… and yet, it is rarely talked about.

If you are guilty of using the default TTL for your records, you need to read this.

How do TTL’s work?

[ If you already know, just skip ahead!