DNS – Heart of the Internet

Most computer engineers come across this term, and most of them study the concept of DNS. But do you understand it fully? I am sure this article; will help you know how DNS works in an easy language. Let’s start with the basic introduction and other concepts around it.


The full form of the DNS is a domain name server. It is regarded as the Internet phone directory. Comparing the analogy with the standard phone directory, which has a name and associated phone number, DNS contains the website name (domain name) and its associated IP address. In short, it translates a human-readable address, say microsoft.com, to a machine-readable IP address (example because the machine does not understand microsoft.com; it can only understand the IP address.

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