HAProxy vs. Pound vs. GitHub Load Balancer Director

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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 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 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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using HAProxy?
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    What are the cons of using Pound?
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    Companies

    What companies use HAProxy?
    395 companies on StackShare use HAProxy
    What companies use Pound?
    2 companies on StackShare use Pound
    What companies use GitHub Load Balancer Director?
    1 companies on StackShare use GitHub Load Balancer Director

    Integrations

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

    • 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
    • Fly - A global load balancer with middleware

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