HAProxy vs linkerd: 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 linkerd? Twitter-Style Operability for Microservices. linkerd is an out-of-process network stack for microservices. It functions as a transparent RPC proxy, handling everything needed to make inter-service RPC safe and sane--including load-balancing, service discovery, instrumentation, and routing.
HAProxy belongs to "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" category of the tech stack, while linkerd can be primarily classified under "Microservices Tools".
linkerd is an open source tool with 5.01K GitHub stars and 501 GitHub forks. Here's a link to linkerd's open source repository on GitHub.
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