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What is CoreDNS?

CoreDNS is a DNS server. It is written in Go. It can be used in a multitude of environments because of its flexibility
CoreDNS is a tool in the DNS Management category of a tech stack.
CoreDNS is an open source tool with 5.2K GitHub stars and 861 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CoreDNS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses CoreDNS?

Companies
3 companies reportedly use CoreDNS in their tech stacks, including Goopy, 29CENTIMETER, and Scommerce.

Developers
7 developers on StackShare have stated that they use CoreDNS.

Why developers like CoreDNS?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use CoreDNS
Top Reasons

CoreDNS's Features

  • Plugins
  • Service Discovery
  • Fast and Flexible

CoreDNS Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to CoreDNS?
SkyDNS
SkyDNS is a distributed service for announcement and discovery of services. It leverages Raft for high-availability and consensus, and utilizes DNS queries to discover available services. This is done by leveraging SRV records in DNS, with special meaning given to subdomains, priorities and weights (more info here: http://blog.gopheracademy.com/skydns).
Consul
Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
PowerDNS
It features a large number of different backends ranging from simple BIND style zonefiles to relational databases and load balancing/failover algorithms. A DNS recursor is provided as a separate program.
Amazon Route 53
Amazon Route 53 is designed to give developers and businesses an extremely reliable and cost effective way to route end users to Internet applications by translating human readable names like www.example.com into the numeric IP addresses like 192.0.2.1 that computers use to connect to each other. Route 53 effectively connects user requests to infrastructure running in Amazon Web Services (AWS) – such as an Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instance, an Amazon Elastic Load Balancer, or an Amazon Simple Storage Service (Amazon S3) bucket – and can also be used to route users to infrastructure outside of AWS.
DNS Made Easy
DNS Made Easy is a subsidiary of Tiggee LLC, and is a world leader in providing global IP Anycast enterprise DNS services. DNS Made Easy is currently ranked the fastest provider for 8 consecutive months and the most reliable provider.
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CoreDNS's Followers
3 developers follow CoreDNS to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Fernando Ripoll
MohammadAsh15
Nicolas Marshall