Posts Tagged ‘dns-server’

DNS Performance Test

Thursday, January 20th, 2011

If you think your DNS might be a bit slow, here’s a program that you can use to check it …

DNS speed and reliability made the news last year when Google introduced their own open DNS system that every Internet user could make use of. The topic has lost much of its forward momentum since then and has taken the backseat once again. DNS in layman terms is used to “look-up” IP addresses of domain names. Ghacks.net for instance resolves to 96.30.22.116. Most Internet users will probably agree that it is easier to remember domain names than IP addresses, and that’s the main purpose of the system.

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