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Cloud Support Associate Interview Dulles, VA

Can you explain the DNS system?


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The DNS or Domain Name System is a is a hierarchical distributed naming system for computers, services, or any resource connected to the Internet or a private network. It associates various information with domain names assigned to each of the participating entities. Most prominently, it translates easily memorized domain names to the numerical IP addresses needed for the purpose of locating computer services and devices worldwide. The Domain Name System is an essential component of the functionality of the Internet

DNS on Oct 16, 2014

So sounds like I should prepare for some Network related questions.. Thank you for sharing your experience.

Wondering have you tried Rooftop Slushie for your interview prep? I saw some posts similar with your experience - which are really useful for me so far.

Anonymous on May 23, 2019

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