HAProxy vs LXC: What are the differences?
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; LXC: Linux containers. LXC is a userspace interface for the Linux kernel containment features. Through a powerful API and simple tools, it lets Linux users easily create and manage system or application containers.
HAProxy can be classified as a tool in the "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy" category, while LXC is grouped under "Virtual Machine Platforms & Containers".
LXC is an open source tool with 2.66K GitHub stars and 797 GitHub forks. Here's a link to LXC's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, HAProxy has a broader approval, being mentioned in 457 company stacks & 211 developers stacks; compared to LXC, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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