DNS is now more important than ever to Internet traffic | Panda Anku

In 1992, librarian Jean Armor Polly coined the phrase “surfing the Internet,” and anyone who’s ridden the waves of data and information since then has likely come across the term DNA. Today, the Domain Name System (DNS) is one of the foundations of the Internet and works unobtrusively in the background to ensure smooth navigation of this space.

But before DNS, navigating the web was a grueling task. In the early days, messages were manually sent from network to network using a range of IP addresses. The rapid growth of the Internet caused massive problems in maintaining these addresses, and with over 360 million domain name registrations now, this method was unsustainable.

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