Difference between localhost and

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The main difference between localhost and is that there is a need of look up table. In localhost, we need to look up a table somewhere.

The address can be converted into an IP address directly with the help of intelligent software. In this, there is no need to do look up table at all.

Therefore, localhost is easy to remember but it is hard to remember an IP address. We can go for the following since its easy −


The following is hard to remember −

However, the IP address is faster in comparison to http://localhost

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:23