Is There a Faster DNS Out There or Are They Just Slow?

Episode 1808 (1:42:20)

Lee from Carbondale, IL
NextDNS

Lee wants to know more about DNS addresses and how they are recorded. Leo says that DNS is the actual address of a website or server. When one inputs the URL, it gets looked up and the traffic routed to the DNS address. Are Frontier's DNS settings OK? Leo says they tend to be a bit slower. But nobody needs to use their DNS settings. Try Cloudflare's 1.1.1.1 as the DNS server. It's very fast. 9.9.9.9 is another. Leo uses NextDNS. he replaced OpenDNS with it a while ago because its security is far better. It's free for the first 300,000 queries a month, and then it's a buck a month. Try NextDNS.