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Production-ready PowerDNS Cloud Control available

Alexander ter Haar on Dec 05, 2022

DNS is one of the vital components of the internet, invisibly making the internet work for everyone for almost four decades. It needs to be rock-solid, in terms of reliability, performance and scalability. PowerD...

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How PowerDNS has become cloud-native

Neil Cook on Sep 09, 2022

PowerDNS has embraced automation in a big way over the last few years; it helps our customers stay competitive by increasing the speed of deployment, boosting operational efficiency, and improving service reliabi...

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Super-Charge Your 5G Network by Moving DNS to the Edge

Neil Cook on Mar 08, 2022

The number of 5G subscribers is expected to exceed 580 million by end of 2021, with 3.5 billion subscribers predicted in 2026, according to Ericsson's recent mobility report. This means that it is set to become t...

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PowerDNS and Log4J/Log4Shell

Peter van Dijk on Dec 16, 2021

As you may have heard, a critical vulnerability in the Log4J library was published recently. We have received questions about our software’s vulnerability to these exploits. None of our open source products use J...

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Check your DNS for 5G deficits

Neil Cook on Oct 06, 2021

5G networks are installed in large numbers worldwide and the number of 5G subscribers is continuously increasing. These users benefit from the availability of 5G by being able to take full advantage of IoT device...

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PowerDNS Launches Cloud Control 1.0 for Cloud-native DNS

Neil Cook on Feb 17, 2021

In previous blog posts we have outlined the need for cloud-native services and the benefits of cloud-native DNS in particular: Network operators benefit from a faster time-to-market by removing of labor- and time...

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The Benefits of a Cloud-Native PowerDNS

Neil Cook on Aug 20, 2020

Many PowerDNS customers benefit from automation, which increases the speed of deployment, enhances efficiency and improves service reliability. Ultimately, this lets customers stay competitive and helps them meet...

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The Importance of DNS and the Move to ‘Cloud-Native’

Oliver Michler on Jul 10, 2020

 

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DNS latency in a 5G network

Neil Cook on Jun 03, 2019

With an estimated 1.5 billion of us expected to be connected to 5G networks by 2024, there’s no doubt that this next generation of wireless technology will have a profound effect on the future of technology and c...

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How PowerDNS is Open Source & a successful business, or, why are we tal...

Bert Hubert on May 07, 2019

What does PowerDNS actually do? This is a good question, one we can ask about any company. How do they stay alive, what services do they deliver, who do they sell them to? For Open Source companies, the question ...

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