Did you wonder how your computer and browser connects to a specific server on the Internet only by giving it a human readable address, like www.google.com? There is an important link in the chain of connectivity between your computer/table/laptop/smartphone and servers on the net which is called DNS: Domain Name System.

By default the IP address of the DNS server used by your connection is set most of the time automatically by your computer, which queries this data directly from your Internet provider. Learn more.