HAProxy vs. Traefik 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 Traefik?

Træfɪk is a modern HTTP reverse proxy and load balancer made to deploy microservices with ease. It supports several backends (Docker, Swarm, Mesos/Marathon, Kubernetes, Consul, Etcd, Zookeeper, BoltDB, Rest API, file...) to manage its configuration automatically and dynamically.

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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Pros

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Why do developers choose Traefik?
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Cons

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What are the cons of using Traefik?
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What are the cons of using Katran?
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Companies

What companies use HAProxy?
529 companies on StackShare use HAProxy
What companies use Traefik?
43 companies on StackShare use Traefik
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, Traefik, and Katran?

  • AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) - Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances
  • Envoy - C++ front/service proxy
  • 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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