HAProxy vs. Hipache 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 Hipache?

Hipache is a distributed proxy designed to route high volumes of http and websocket traffic to unusually large numbers of virtual hosts, in a highly dynamic topology where backends are added and removed several times per second. It is particularly well-suited for PaaS (platform-as-a-service) and other environments that are both business-critical and multi-tenant.

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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Companies

What companies use HAProxy?
521 companies on StackShare use HAProxy
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What tools integrate with HAProxy?
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What are some alternatives to HAProxy, Hipache, and Katran?

  • AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) - Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances
  • Traefik - Load Balancer for Microservices
  • Envoy - C++ front/service proxy
  • DigitalOcean Load Balancer - Scale your applications and improve availability across your infrastructure in a few clicks

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