DNS: What do all these letters actually mean?!?!

The Domain Name System (DNS) runs the entirety of the internet. Although it is a fundamental piece of how we connect to websites, it is not always clear what DNS is actually doing. This session will go into the various record types for DNS, what they mean— what you need to know when it comes to setting it up.

* A Records
* AAAA Records
* NS Records
* TXT Records
* MX Records
* SOA Records

Slides: https://github.com/iamcarrico/dns-what-do-all-these-letters-mean

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Sep 11 2015 - 3:00pm-Sep 11 2015 - 3:50pm
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Ian Carrico is a simple web developer with a big dream, to make the internet faster. He has commits on sites across the internet, from The Economist to NBC, developing better solutions to solve a litany of features. He also works heavily within the front end community to develop better workflows for development. He currently works at Vox Media as a Web Performance Artist, focusing on front end performance.