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Oracle acquired Dyn


Multinational computer technology corporation Oracle has acquired a global DNS provider Dyn.

If you remember, Dyn is the same company which faced major DDoS Attack, last month. Cause of Attack, Several major sites, including Twitter, Reddit, GitHub, Amazon.com, Netflix, Spotify, Runescape, Airbnb and Dyn's own website, to become were inaccessible.

Dyn was created by Jeremy Hitchcock, Tom Daly, Tim Wilde and Chris Reinhardt as a community-led student project,  during undergraduate studies. Originally, Dyn enabled students to access lab computers and print documents remotely. The project then moved towards domain name system (DNS) services. The first iteration was a free dynamic DNS service known as DynDNS.
Oracle said, Adding Dyn’s best-in-class DNS solution extends the Oracle cloud computing platform and provides enterprise customers with a one-stop shop for Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS).

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