Pound vs. HAProxy

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What is Pound?

Pound was developed to enable distributing the load among several Web-servers and to allow for a convenient SSL wrapper for those Web servers that do not offer it natively.

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.

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    What companies use Pound?
    2 companies on StackShare use Pound
    What companies use HAProxy?
    402 companies on StackShare use HAProxy


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    What tools integrate with HAProxy?
    6 tools on StackShare integrate with HAProxy

    What are some alternatives to Pound and HAProxy?

    • 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

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