Networking & Content Delivery: Route 53

Route 53: The DNS service of AWS with its limitations and benefits are presented in this lesson.

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A DNS service

Route 53 is a DNS service. It lets you translate domain names to IP addresses.


There’s nothing particularly special about Route 53’s DNS capabilities. In fact, it has a few annoying (but mostly minor) limitations such as the lack of support for ALIAS records (unless they point to AWS resources).

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