HAProxy vs Jenkins: What are the differences?
What is HAProxy? The Reliable, High Performance TCP/HTTP Load Balancer. 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 Jenkins? An extendable open source continuous integration server. In a nutshell Jenkins CI is the leading open-source continuous integration server. Built with Java, it provides over 300 plugins to support building and testing virtually any project.
HAProxy and Jenkins are primarily classified as "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" and "Continuous Integration" tools respectively.
"Load balancer", "High performance" and "Very fast" are the key factors why developers consider HAProxy; whereas "Hosted internally", "Free open source" and "Great to build, deploy or launch anything async" are the primary reasons why Jenkins is favored.
Jenkins is an open source tool with 13.3K GitHub stars and 5.48K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Jenkins's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Jenkins has a broader approval, being mentioned in 1775 company stacks & 1526 developers stacks; compared to HAProxy, which is listed in 457 company stacks and 211 developer stacks.
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