- Domain Name System
A Domain Name System is a giant address book of IP addresses. When you type a web address into your browser, the browser consults the DNS to find out the sites IP before it can retrieve the website for you.
These IP addresses could be stored in the browser itself, your OS or in your computers memory (cache). If not… ==expand==
- What happens when you visit a web page
- When you click a link or type a URL (Uniform Resource Locator)^[The URL is a way of addressing pages and resources online. (URL’s will be formatted as such: Protocol (eg, http)://Host (server)/Path( the specific location of the resource being requested).) into your browser, the browser is matching the IP Address in the DNS from your browser to the server.
- Personal Learning Path (Backend) - 20/11/2020