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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 6.1K GitHub stars and 1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to CoreDNS's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses CoreDNS?

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

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

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.
BIND9
It is a versatile name server software. It has evolved to be a very flexible, full-featured DNS system. Whatever your application is, it probably has the required features.
Istio
Istio is an open platform for providing a uniform way to integrate microservices, manage traffic flow across microservices, enforce policies and aggregate telemetry data. Istio's control plane provides an abstraction layer over the underlying cluster management platform, such as Kubernetes, Mesos, etc.
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CoreDNS's Followers
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