Now that we know the fundamentals of the DNS, let’s take a look at Route 53.

Route 53 as a domain registrar

Route 53 is AWS’s managed DNS services and a domain registrar as well. A domain registrar is an intermediate that allows us to register domains with different TLDs without the need to contact the managing organization for each TLD individually. AWS offers access to a wide range of domain names and TLDs.

Using AWS as a domain name registrar is not mandatory to use its Route 53 DNS service, but it's convenient because both services are well integrated with each other.

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