Happy 20th Birthday, DNS!



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Exactly 20 years ago, two computer scientists Jon Postel and Paul Mockapetris at the University of Southern California invented a key component that was to become the backbone of the Internet. Reading this article has been made possible mainly due to their pioneering work.

The development of the automated domain name system, or DNS as it is popularly known, was the turning point which allowed computers to locate each other on the network and exchange information on their own.