Domain Name Service (DNS) was created in 1983 out of the necessity to convert IP Addresses like to domain names like example.com. DNS is a distributed database, what this means is that no one computer is used to maintain a complete database of all of the domains on the Internet. Instead this information is distributed across many computers. To further understand how this works, take a look at the DNS structure:

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