HAProxy vs. GitHub Load Balancer Director vs. Katran

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Description

What is HAProxy?

HAProxy (High Availability Proxy) is a free, very fast and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications.

What is GitHub Load Balancer Director?

GLB Director is a Layer 4 load balancer which scales a single IP address across a large number of physical machines while attempting to minimise connection disruption during any change in servers. GLB Director does not replace services like haproxy and nginx, but rather is a layer in front of these services (or any TCP service) that allows them to scale across multiple physical machines without requiring each machine to have unique IP addresses.

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.

Pros

Why do developers choose HAProxy?
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    Why do developers choose GitHub Load Balancer Director?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using HAProxy?
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    What are the cons of using GitHub Load Balancer Director?
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    What are the cons of using Katran?
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    Companies

    What companies use HAProxy?
    395 companies on StackShare use HAProxy
    What companies use GitHub Load Balancer Director?
    1 companies on StackShare use GitHub Load Balancer Director
    What companies use Katran?
    0 companies on StackShare use Katran

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with HAProxy?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with HAProxy
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    What are some alternatives to HAProxy, GitHub Load Balancer Director, and Katran?

    • AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) - Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances
    • Traefik - Load Balancer for Microservices
    • DigitalOcean Load Balancer - Scale your applications and improve availability across your infrastructure in a few clicks
    • Pound - A reverse proxy, load balancer and HTTPS front-end for Web server(s)

    See all alternatives to HAProxy

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