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Anycast DNS vs. Unicast DNS – Which one to choose?

Let’s make the comparison Anycast DNS vs. Unicast DNS. Both of them are mechanisms for routing the incoming traffic of a domain name. Yet, they are very different from one another. So, let’s explain a little bit more about Anycast DNS vs. Unicast DNS!

Anycast DNS – What is it?

Anycast DNS is a routing mechanism that implements multiple name servers. Each one of them is placed in a different geographical position. Yet, the entire group of name servers stores the very same IP address, and each of them is able to provide it. That means the DNS information (containing all available DNS records) for your domain name is stored not on one but multiple name servers.

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DNS terms: Easy guide for everyday use

There are some essential DNS terms that are going to help you for sure in your day-to-day tasks and management of your network. Let’s see which are they and explain a little bit more about each of them!


The short acronym DNS stands for Domain Name System. Its purpose is to make the connection between different domain names and their associated IP addresses. Thanks to this decentralized naming system, the Internet works the way it does nowadays. Imagine for a second that the Domain Name System (DNS) does not exist. It is going to be a complete disaster for humans to memorize all of the IP addresses they need to access a particular website. They are long, complicated and all of the available websites on the Internet are numerous. Thankfully, DNS does exist, and we are required to remember only a simple domain name. That way, in a few seconds, we can access our favorite website.

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