HAProxy vs. Hipache vs. Vulcand

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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 Vulcand?

Vulcand is a programmatic extendable proxy for microservices and API management. It is inspired by Hystrix and powers Mailgun microservices infrastructure.


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    What companies use HAProxy?
    398 companies on StackShare use HAProxy
    What companies use Hipache?
    1 companies on StackShare use Hipache
    What companies use Vulcand?
    0 companies on StackShare use Vulcand


    What tools integrate with HAProxy?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with HAProxy
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    What tools integrate with Vulcand?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Vulcand

    What are some alternatives to HAProxy, Hipache, and Vulcand?

    • 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)

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