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Amazon Route 53 vs DNSimple: What are the differences?

Developers describe Amazon Route 53 as "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. On the other hand, DNSimple is detailed as "We make DNS simple". DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer both a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with various code libraries and tools Buy, connect, operate!.

Amazon Route 53 and DNSimple can be categorized as "DNS Management" tools.

"High-availability" is the primary reason why developers consider Amazon Route 53 over the competitors, whereas "Simplified dns" was stated as the key factor in picking DNSimple.

According to the StackShare community, Amazon Route 53 has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1419 company stacks & 482 developers stacks; compared to DNSimple, which is listed in 53 company stacks and 5 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 DNSimple?

DNSimple provides the tools you need to manage your domains. We offer both a carefully crafted web interface for managing your domains and DNS records, as well as an HTTP API with various code libraries and tools. Buy, connect, operate!

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    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.
    Namecheap
    We provide a set of DNS servers spread across the US and Europe to deliver highly reliable DNS services to everyone. By choosing Namecheap.com as your domain registrar, you are choosing a highly reputable and reliable partner. Namecheap.com is rated 4.6 out of 5 - Based on 1,395 reviews via Google Checkout
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        StackShare uses DNSimpleDNSimple

        I like that they know how to handle Heroku app domains. The one-click to add feature is nice, super simple and easy to use. My only complaint is that I have to use a different provider for our actual domain registration. Would be nice to just have DNSimple handle all of that.

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        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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        Anthony Lee uses DNSimpleDNSimple

        Great and simple way to manage your domains.

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        A. M. Douglas uses DNSimpleDNSimple

        The clue is in the name.

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