Although DNS might not be one of the most glamorous services, it’s one of the most critical. Hosting your own DNS servers certainly isn’t trivial and it requires you to maintain your own highly available environments, keep up with security patches and tightly manage your configuration files.
This is a guest post written and contributed by Brian Jinwright, CEO and founder at iPoots LLC, a Rackspace Cloud Tools Partner. iPoots (Internet Processing of Our Terabytes of Storage) provides DNSly in order to simplify management of your DNS with Rackspace Cloud DNS and other cloud providers.
Back in July, we announced the public beta of our Cloud DNS API. Based on customer feedback and hundreds of active public beta participants, we have made continuous improvements to ensure the API is production ready. Today we are excited to announce the general availability of Rackspace Cloud DNS API to all US and UK cloud customers.
Today we’re pleased to announce the Rackspace Cloud Domain Name Service (DNS) API Private Beta to US and UK Cloud Customers by invitation only. This service will allow customers to programmatically create and manage their DNS records. Currently, the operations available through the API include: