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DNS as Code

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Infrastructure as Code (IaC) and Continuous Delivery methods have become increasingly popular amongst development and operations teams as a means of maintaining high-performing websites. Code repositories, build servers, and configuration management systems are now industry standards, as these tools replace ... Read More
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Geolocation and DNS Traffic Management

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What is GTM Global Traffic Management, or GTM, is a DNS-based load balancing service that offers application owners a level of flexibility and insight that is unmatched by traditional on-prem solutions. Highly scalable and fault-resilient, GTM offers customers a layer ... Read More
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Managing Traffic From the Outset – How GTM Can Make Your Deployments Easier

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What is GTM Global Traffic Management, or GTM, is a DNS-based load balancing service that offers application owners a level of flexibility and insight that is unmatched by traditional on-prem solutions. Highly scalable and fault-resilient, GTM offers customers a layer ... Read More
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All Resolvers Aren’t Equal – Don’t Worry, GTM is Aware

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Global Traffic Management, or GTM, is a DNS-based load balancing service that offers application owners a level of flexibility and insight that is unmatched by traditional on-prem solutions. Highly scalable and fault-resilient, GTM offers customers a layer of abstraction between endpoints, so traffic can be easily shifted between targets. However, ... Read More
Fast DNS: Zone Apex Mapping & DNSSEC

Fast DNS: Zone Apex Mapping & DNSSEC

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Introduction Along with its DDoS resilience and impressive global footprint, Fast DNS affords zone administrators additional technical flexibility and implementation options. One example is Zone Apex Mapping (ZAM) -- a feature that enables apex domains to be mapped directly to ... Read More
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DNSSEC: How It Works & Key Considerations

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From its beginnings as a replacement for a centralized database, the Domain Name System (DNS) has evolved into a dynamic, highly-distributed question-answer protocol. The proverbial 'phone book of the internet' has increased in complexity and scale alongside the rapid growth of the world wide web. One primary example is DNSSEC ... Read More
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Fast DNS Secondary Implementation: Order or Operations for NS Zone & Registrar Records

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Akamai's Fast DNS service provides cloud based, authoritative domain services thousands of organizations. Fast DNS is the most widely deployed cloud DNS service pushed to the edge of the Internet. Every organization must protect their domain name. Akamai's Fast DNS is built to focused domain name availability, security, resiliency, and ... Read More