Pound vs. Hipache vs. Katran

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Description

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 Hipache?

Hipache is a distributed proxy designed to route high volumes of http and websocket traffic to unusually large numbers of virtual hosts, in a highly dynamic topology where backends are added and removed several times per second. It is particularly well-suited for PaaS (platform-as-a-service) and other environments that are both business-critical and multi-tenant.

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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What are some alternatives to Pound, Hipache, and Katran?

  • AWS Elastic Load Balancing (ELB) - Automatically distribute your incoming application traffic across multiple Amazon EC2 instances
  • HAProxy - The Reliable, High Performance TCP/HTTP Load Balancer
  • Traefik - Load Balancer for Microservices
  • DigitalOcean Load Balancer - Scale your applications and improve availability across your infrastructure in a few clicks

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