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Dyn vs GoDaddy: What are the differences?

Dyn: Managed DNS, Outsourced DNS & Anycast DNS. An all-in-one Managed DNS service for your registered domain names. Dyn DNS is the perfect solution for your domain name’s DNS needs, whether it is for personal or business use. It gives you complete control over your DNS zone and its associated DNS records, complete with a simple DNS management web interface; GoDaddy: The Web's largest hosting and domain registration provider. Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable.

Dyn can be classified as a tool in the "DNS Management" category, while GoDaddy is grouped under "Domain Registration".

Some of the features offered by Dyn are:

  • Resource Records- 75 records
  • Domains/Zones- 1 Zone (yourdomain.com)
  • DNS Queries per Month- 600,000

On the other hand, GoDaddy provides the following key features:

  • Private Registration- Keeps your personal information private, protecting you from spam, scams and worse.
  • GeoDomainMap Tool- Quickly search for and register all the available domain names for a particular area or region (e.g. CedarRapidsCreativeWriters.com).
  • Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)- Register .COM, .NET, .ORG and other popular domain names in any one of over 100 native languages, ranging from Afrikaans to Vietnamese. Search using English or native character sets.

"API" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Dyn, while over 4 developers mention "Flexible payment methods for domains " as the leading cause for choosing GoDaddy.

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Pros of Dyn
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  • 6
    API
  • 5
    Managed DNS
  • 5
    Web interface
  • 4
    Security
  • 3
    Customer Service Access
  • 1
    Fast
  • 7
    Flexible payment methods for domains
  • 3
    .io support

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      Constantly trying to upsell you
    • 1
      Not a great UI

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    What is Dyn?

    An all-in-one Managed DNS service for your registered domain names. Dyn DNS is the perfect solution for your domain name’s DNS needs, whether it is for personal or business use. It gives you complete control over your DNS zone and its associated DNS records, complete with a simple DNS management web interface.

    What is GoDaddy?

    Go Daddy makes registering Domain Names fast, simple, and affordable. It is a trusted domain registrar that empowers people with creative ideas to succeed online.

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    What are some alternatives to Dyn and GoDaddy?
    NS1
    NS1’s intelligent DNS & traffic management platform, with its data driven architecture and unique Filter Chain routing engine, is purpose-built for the most demanding, mission-critical applications on the Internet.
    CloudFlare
    Cloudflare speeds up and protects millions of websites, APIs, SaaS services, and other properties connected to the Internet.
    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.
    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.
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