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Google Public DNS – Lets make web faster

Before telling about google DNS let me explain to you about what is DNS or Domain Name System. It is basically used in mapping the the domain name or website URL’s to IP addresses. It is kind of a routing table with many entries in it. It is so useful because it very tough to remember 209.191.93.53 but very easy to remember the yahoo.com.

Google public DNS is a good alternative for DNS mapping. It can be very easily configured

Here are some set of instructions

  • You have to configure your network settings to use the IP addresses 8.8.8.8 and 8.8.4.4 as your DNS servers, if you know how to change DNS settings.
  • Alternatively you could also refer to detailed configurations instructions about configuring DNS depending upon your platform Windows, MAC or linux distro. Continue reading