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Why does Heroku warn against “naked” domain names?

I ran across this page in the Heroku docs... Naked domains, also called bare or apex domains, are configured in DNS via A-records and have serious availability implications when used in highly ...
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2answers
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How can one domain route to an always-changing pool of servers?

I'm sure this is an easy solution, I'm just not too familiar with how DNS works or if that's even related to this problem. If I'm running a web service on amazon ec2, distributed across many ...
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DNS settings for SaaS in the cloud?

I am building a SaaS product. When a user signs up for an account they must select an alias for their site --------.getlaunchpoint.com. Right now I have an A record *.getlaunchpoint.com that points to ...
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DNS service outside hosting provider [closed]

I came to the conclusion that the DNS service at my hosting company is totally unreliable. But I don't want to change providers, because all their other services are great. In fact, it's a cloud ...
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4answers
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Running a DNS Server in the “Cloud”

On previous projects I have relied upon the data centre to handle my DNS. However recently we have been moving more projects to various "cloud" solutions. Is it a good idea to run a DNS server on a ...