HAProxy vs. Vulcand 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 Vulcand?

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

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 Vulcand?
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Why do developers choose Katran?
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Cons

What are the cons of using HAProxy?
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What are the cons of using Vulcand?
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What are the cons of using Katran?
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Pricing

How much does HAProxy cost?
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Companies

What companies use HAProxy?
526 companies on StackShare use HAProxy
What companies use Vulcand?
1 companies on StackShare use Vulcand
What companies use Katran?
0 companies on StackShare use Katran

Integrations

What tools integrate with HAProxy?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with HAProxy
What tools integrate with Vulcand?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Vulcand
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What are some alternatives to HAProxy, Vulcand, 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

See all alternatives to HAProxy

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