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Amazon Route 53 vs BIND9: What are the differences?

Amazon Route 53: A highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service. 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; BIND9: A software for translating domain names into IP addresses. 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.

Amazon Route 53 and BIND9 belong to "DNS Management" category of the tech stack.

Airbnb, Medium, and Pinterest are some of the popular companies that use Amazon Route 53, whereas BIND9 is used by bitHOUSEweb S.r.l., Groupe La Poste, and EsPresto AG. Amazon Route 53 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1825 company stacks & 2498 developers stacks; compared to BIND9, which is listed in 4 company stacks and 10 developer stacks.

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What is 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.

What is 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.
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        What are some alternatives to Amazon Route 53 and BIND9?
        GoDaddy
        Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable
        Google Cloud DNS
        Use Google's infrastructure for production quality, high volume DNS serving. Your users will have reliable, low-latency access to Google's infrastructure from anywhere in the world using our network of Anycast name servers.
        CloudFlare
        Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
        Google Domains
        It is a domain registration service which includes top website builders. The privacy is included at no additional cost. It also includes simple domain management tools.
        Amazon S3
        Amazon Simple Storage Service provides a fully redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the web
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        How developers use Amazon Route 53 and BIND9
        Avatar of Volkan Özçelik
        Volkan Özçelik uses Amazon Route 53Amazon Route 53

        Since most of zerotoherojs.com infrastructure is on AWS, Route53 is the obvious DNS of choice.

        I’m also considering CloudFlare, but haven’t decided the pros and cons of migrating yet.

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        Goyoboard uses Amazon Route 53Amazon Route 53

        We utilize it as main DNS for fron-tend servers, Dynamic DNS for internal VPCS and simple signal flag storage for autoscaled instances

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        Promethean TV uses Amazon Route 53Amazon Route 53

        PrometheanTV utilizes the Amazon Route 53 service to manage various domains utilized by the products and services.

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        Bùi Thanh uses Amazon Route 53Amazon Route 53
        • DNS registration.
        • DNS routing for private/local in VPC.
        • DNS HA/Load balancing.
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        Aquarius Logics uses Amazon Route 53Amazon Route 53

        Amazon AWS Domain Name Services. The logical choice for AWS hosted web sites.

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