The Story Behind DNS – Domain Name System

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With hundreds of millions of websites accessible to everyone with access to the internet, we’d better have a robust system to make it easy to get to what we need. In fact, we have such a system – the domain name system (DNS). There are plenty of technical descriptions of DNS available (click here for a good FAQ with all the vocab you will need), but the following is perhaps the simplest and most straightforward explanation. Go ahead and click the image to download the full size infographic in all of its glory.

Domain Name System (DNS) explained in an infographic