Thanks to the hard work of Florin T. Patrascu, DNSimple now has a brand new version for its iPhone app, and it's awesome. With version 2.0 you can now register and transfer domains right in the app. It also possible to manage all of your various record types now as well and has a bunch of performance enhancements too.
I'm pleased to announce the general availability of a new virtual record type called POOL record, that lets you create multiple CNAME records on the same subdomain.
On April 10th we will be retiring the old IP address for ns4.dnsimple.com.
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.