Archives for November, 2010

DNS – Domain Name System
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 by Chinh Do

Short for Domain Name System (or Service or Server), an Internet service that translates domain names into IP addresses. Because domain names are alphabetic, they're easier to remember. The Internet however, is really based on IP addresses. Every time you use a domain name, therefore, a DNS service must translate the name into the corresponding
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What is IP address?
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 by Chinh Do

An identifier for a computer or device on a TCP/IP network. Networks using the TCP/IP protocol route messages based on the IP address of the destination. The format of an IP address is a 32-bit numeric address written as four numbers separated by periods. Each number can be zero to 255. For example, 1.160.10.240 could
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What is domain name?
Tuesday, November 16th, 2010 by Chinh Do

A domain name is the text name corresponding to the numeric IP address of a computer on the Internet. A domain name must be unique. Internet users access your website using your domain name. For example, in the URL http://www.iflesk.com/what-is-domain-name.html, the domain name is iflesk.com. Every domain name has a suffix that indicates which top
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