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5 Dig command examples

Dig command (domain information groper) is a built-in command that you can find in any macOS computer and most Linux distros. You can use it to perform a quick check related to your DNS. See individual DNS records or check a name server from the Terminal app with a simple 1 line command. 

It might not have a graphical interface, but you will get all you need in its output.

Here you have 5 dig command examples that will show you how to use it and how the answers look. 

How does Dig command work?

What is SaaS, and how does it work? 

How many times per day, you hear clients or colleagues mentioning “the cloud”? And still, there’s no proper comprehension of the scale and scope of it.

There are diverse cloud choices for running your business: PaaS, IaaS, and SaaS. Do you know about them? Let’s give it a look at SaaS.

What is SaaS?

SaaS stands for Software as a Service, and it is a business model of software licensing. The software is supplied by providers through subscription. This means the software is held on external servers instead of being on client servers, employees’ computers, or hardware in general. 

SaaS supplies plenty of different business apps: email, auditing, file sharing, human resources, management (contacts, clients info, sales, purchases, etc.), document collaboration, calendars, databases, and the list can go so long.

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What is the MTR command, and how to use it?

What is the MTR command?

MTR command is a type of traceroute command developed by Matt Kimball in 1997 that allows both traceroute and ping in the same software. Originally the name MTR was an abbreviation of Matt’s traceroute, but in 1998, his colleague Roger Wolff worked on it too and changed the name to My traceroute.

Why is the MTR command better than the traditional Traceroute or Tracert?

The MTR command is better because it combines the Ping and the Traceroute command and gives additional information (statistics about time, packet loss, and round-trip time, too) about each hop on the way from the computer to the host.