Pound vs. Fly 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 Fly?

Deploy apps through our global load balancer with minimal shenanigans. All Fly-enabled applications get free SSL certificates, accept traffic through our global network of datacenters, and encrypt all traffic from visitors through to application servers.

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?
Why do you like Pound?

Why do developers choose Fly?
Why do you like Fly?

Why do developers choose Katran?
Why do you like Katran?

Cons

What are the cons of using Pound?
No Cons submitted yet for Pound
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What are the cons of using Fly?
No Cons submitted yet for Fly
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What are the cons of using Katran?
No Cons submitted yet for Katran
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Companies

What companies use Pound?
3 companies on StackShare use Pound
What companies use Fly?
4 companies on StackShare use Fly
What companies use Katran?
0 companies on StackShare use Katran

What are some alternatives to Pound, Fly, 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

See all alternatives to Pound



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