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DNS Resolution and Records for Developers
It’s easy to forget the internal workings of internet behind all the cat videos. DNS resolution is one such internal mechanism which makes up the internet and its good to know how it works under the hood.
How does a url we enter in our browser gets redirected to a specific server? How is it so fast? If you have setup any website you might be familiar with adding A record and CNAMEs. But what are they? What
@ as a host means? When to use what?
This article try to answer all these questions. We will cover what DNS is, how does it work, what are different DNS records and their use cases.