PowerDNS is a powerful and high-performance authoritative nameserver written in C++. It is an alternative to BIND DNS and uses MariaDB, MySQL, Oracle, and MariaDB to store records. PowerDNS runs on most UNIX-based operating systems and is used to host domains using DNSSEC. It uses a separate program called PowerDNS Recursor as the resolving DNS server. PowerDNS-Admin is an advanced web interface for PowerDNS used for managing zones and records through a web browser.