Pound vs. DigitalOcean Load Balancer vs. Katran



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Description

What is Pound?

Pound was developed to enable distributing the load among several Web-servers and to allow for a convenient SSL wrapper for those Web servers that do not offer it natively.

What is DigitalOcean Load Balancer?

Load Balancers are a highly available, fully-managed service that work right out of the box and can be deployed as fast as a Droplet. Load Balancers distribute incoming traffic across your infrastructure to increase your application's availability.

What is Katran?

katran is a cpp library and bpf program to build high performance layer 4 load balancing forwarding plane. katran leverages XDP infrastructure from the kernel to provide in-kernel facility for fast packet's processing.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Pound?
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Why do developers choose DigitalOcean Load Balancer?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Pound?
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What are the cons of using DigitalOcean Load Balancer?
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What are the cons of using Katran?
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Companies

What companies use Pound?
3 companies on StackShare use Pound
What companies use DigitalOcean Load Balancer?
3 companies on StackShare use DigitalOcean Load Balancer
What companies use Katran?
0 companies on StackShare use Katran

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What tools integrate with DigitalOcean Load Balancer?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with DigitalOcean Load Balancer
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What are some alternatives to Pound, DigitalOcean Load Balancer, and Katran?

  • AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) - Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances
  • HAProxy - The Reliable, High Performance TCP/HTTP Load Balancer
  • Traefik - Load Balancer for Microservices
  • Envoy - C++ front/service proxy

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