Domain Name

While our local network hosts can be referenced with names such as db, on the internet, hosts use a special Domain Name format:

The purpose of this format is to group similar things together. The last portion of the domain (.com) is called the top-level domain. google is the domain name, while www is the subdomain - of which google has many (maps, workspace, photos).

When you try to reach, the process by which you get an actual IP address that corresponds to this domain is called DNS ResolutionDNS Resolution
[[DNS]] Resolution is a process in which [[Domain Name]] are converted to IP addresses of the hosts they point to.

The process of resolution is handled by multiple DNS servers which forward the re...

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