Digital Library

What is a Proxy Server? – #Digital Literacy

In the simplest of terms, A proxy server is a gate that separates your computer and the Internet. Meaning, when you type a URL, instead of searching for it on the Internet, Your request will first go through a proxy server and then, to the Internet. It acts as a secure gate between your computer […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 5 min read
Digital Library, Domains

What is a Domain Name System (DNS)?

A Domain Name System (DNS) is a system that allows the computer to translate the domain of a website and connect the user to its ip-address. DNS makes it easier for humans as they only have to remember the domain name. And, it simultaneously teaches the computers to interpret the domain name to understand the […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 4 min read
Digital Library, Domains

What is an A-Record? – #Digital Literacy

An A-Record allows the use of hostnames to locate the address of a computer. It’s a type of DNS records where  A stands for the Address. It records the information about the ip-address connecting to a domain.   In the DNS, It records the bridge between the hosting server and the domain. An A-Record is only […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 3 min read
Digital Library, Domains, IP Address

#Digital Literacy-What is an IP address?

An IP address is a numerical form of a website or a computer’s location over the Internet. The reason why it’s called an IP address is that it follows a certain set of internet protocols or rules. Meaning, the “IP” in an IP address stands for internet protocol. Think of it this way, you are […]

Written by Pratham Yogendra
Posted on - 4 min read