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Create a DNS in a cloud

The previous post, “Are meaningful server names just for tradition in a cloud?”, talked about how Enterprises want to use server naming conventions. What happens, however, when a cloud service provider uses its own scheme, typically hard-to-remember unique? This post will talk about one possible solution, creating an alternative DNS-in-a-cloud.

Let us assume that we want a naming convention with hostnames like:

zeus.cloud.mydomain.com

but our cloud provider uses a scheme like this:

zeus.longuniquetag.compute.cloud.mydomain.com

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