Web Hosting

Terms relating to web hosting (Series D)

DNS

Domain Name Server. Each machine on the Internet must have a unique IP address or linked to one. The Internet stores addresses of servers or hosts as IP addresses (eg 129.65.25.185)

Domain Name

A unique name that identifies an address on the Internet.

DSL

Digital Subscribers Line. This technology enables users with high speed access to the Internet. The advantage is that it can transfer these high speeds with common copper line telephone infrastructure with a little modification.