What’s in a CNAME?

As described in RFC 1034 and detailed in RFC 1035 back in 1987, a CNAME, or Canonical Name, DNS resource record is an alias for a host.  By example, let’s take a look at a fictitious host (sigma) in a fictitious domain...

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What is ICANN?

ICANN is an international private-public partnership founded in 1998. ICANN is a non-profit. They manage the internet’s Domain Name System (DNS), including both generic (gTLD) and country code (ccTLD) Top-Level Domain names and...

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Types of web hosting

One of the main advantages of knowing, understanding and knowing how to differentiate between all the different types of web hosting that exist today, is that the client will have the ability to choose the best hosting company...

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