Quick Answer: How Much Is DNS?

Pricing details

DNSPublic and Private Zones1
First 25 hosted DNS zones$0.50 per zone per month2
Additional hosted DNS zones (over 25)$0.10 per zone per month2
First billion DNS queries/month$0.40 per million3
Additional DNS queries (over 1 billion)/month

Do you need premium DNS?

Short answer: if you have to ask, then you don’t need a premium DNS service. Premium [paid] DNS services usually offer advanced features, such as DNS load balancing, anycast service, advanced reporting capabilities, and often an API for programmatically updating records based on application availability.

How do I get a free DNS?

Here is a list of the top 10 free DNS hosting providers, listed in no particular order.

  • Hurricane Electric Internet Services. Hurricane Electric Internet Services provide a 100% free DNS hosting service with strong connectivity all over the world.
  • Cloudflare.
  • Rackspace.
  • ClouDNS.
  • GeoScaling.
  • Namecheap.
  • 1984.
  • BuddyNS.

Are DNS free?

A domain nameserver is a fundamental part of the Domain Name System (DNS), matching domain names to IP addresses. Most domain registrars provide free DNS with domain name registrations. Free nameservers cover the basic needs of websites, including limited configuration features and less impressive SLA.

What is DNS and why it is used?

A DNS server is a computer server that contains a database of public IP addresses and their associated hostnames, and in most cases serves to resolve, or translate, those names to IP addresses as requested. DNS servers run special software and communicate with each other using special protocols.

What is the benefit of DNS?

User Benefits

DNS servers allow standard Internet users to use Internet resources without having to remember port numbers and IP addresses. Even similar services, such as different areas of the website, may be hosted at different IP addresses for security reasons.

Can you have multiple DNS providers?

1 Answer. Absolutely you can, in fact it’s very much advised to have 2 DNS servers running on separate networks. At Namecheap there should be an option to set DNS servers for your domains. It might be hidden as an “advanced” option.