Using NixOS to build declaratively-defined servers, brings the kinds of goodness which attracts us to Nix. But what about DNS records? A typical domain name registrar provides a clunky web interface for setting DNS records which is
- very tiresome, inefficient and frustrating to use
- completely decoupled from the declarative goodness of the rest of the system.
Can you share any wisdom on how to deal with DNS records for public-facing (cloud) servers?
Do you have any opinions about
- The hidden master pattern