Late last year we introduced the ALIAS virtual record type at DNSimple. Since then we've had numerous people ask us how we implemented the functionality. While we are always making incremental changes, here is an overview of how it works:
Today all of our name servers experienced performance degradation that in turn caused customer sites to fail to resolve. This was especially evident to customers who are using our ALIAS record type.
Here are a couple of things that you should know about before transferring a domain.
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Today I'd like to introduce a new record type that we've added to make pointing to dynamic hosting services a little less painful.