DNS hosting service

A DNS Hosting Service is a Service That Runs Domain Name System servers. Most, but not all, domain name registrars include DNS hosting service with registration. Free DNS hosting services also exist. Many third-party DNS hosting services provide Dynamic DNS .

DNS hosting service is optimal when the provider has multiple servers in various geographical locations that provide resilience and minimize latency for customers around the world. By operating DNS nodes closer to end users, DNS queries a much shorter distance, resulting in faster Web address resolution speed. [1]

DNS can also be self-hosted by running DNS software on generic Internet hosting services .

Free DNS
DNS service, or as third domain domains (selection.somedomain.com). These services also offer Dynamic DNS. AMS, MX, CNAME, TXT, and NS records of the domain. [2] In many cases the free services can be upgraded with various premium services. Example of free DNS service are Dynu.com, No-IP , EveryDNS , EasyDNS , Afraid, Zoneedit and ClouDNS. No-ip requires manual web site confirmation once a month.

Free DNS service providers can also make money through sponsorship. The majority of modern free DNS services are widely available. [ quote needed ]

See also
Domain Name System
Fast-stream DNS
Remote backup service
List of DNS record types
References
Jump up^ DNS.com ‘Anycast DNS Network’ Webpage
Jump up^ “Different DNS Record Types” .