Cost savings in the cloud are extremely important for small-sized technology businesses. In this article, I share some insights on saving costs while working with Amazon Route 53. I also discuss how to prevent DNS issues when recreating hosted zones.
DNS settings are a fundamental part of running a website. As your online business grows, you need servers that can handle the increase in traffic. Traffic is sent to multiple servers in a web farm. You could also have a load balancer. This article explains round robin DNS, load balancers, and how you set up round robin settings on your DNS server.
I like to have full remote access to my main computer from anywhere (even when I’m on a train and only have my phone on hand). Before you can do this though, you need to configure port forwarding. Here’s all you need to know about port forwarding.
While some registrars (like Amazon Route 53) put a price on DNS queries, Cloudflare offers 100% free DNS as part of their (also free) CDN service. But what if you just want the free DNS and nothing more? It’s easy. The steps are shown in this article.