Speed up DNS resolution time with DNS Prefetching

DNS (or Domain Name Server) pre-fetching is an attempt to resolve domain names before a user tries to follow a link. This is done using the computer’s normal DNS resolution mechanism; no connection to Google is used. Once a domain name has been resolved, if the user does navigate to that domain, there will be no Keep reading →

 

Test your DNS server’s speed/response time

A DNS server (Domain Name Server) will translate a fully qualified domain name (FQDN) to an IP address. In short, if you go to google.com, this request will first be sent to a DNS server. This DNS server will check the IP address which corresponds with this FQDN and will sent back a reply: the IP address Keep reading →