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Keepalived vs SmartStack: What are the differences?

What is Keepalived? A routing software written in C. The main goal of this project is to provide simple and robust facilities for loadbalancing and high-availability to Linux system and Linux based infrastructures.

What is SmartStack? Automated service discovery and registration framework. Scaling a web infrastructure requires services, and building a service-oriented infrastructure is hard. Make it EASY, with SmartStack’s automated, transparent service discovery and registration: cruise control for your distributed infrastructure.

Keepalived and SmartStack can be primarily classified as "Open Source Service Discovery" tools.

SmartStack is an open source tool with 227 GitHub stars and 41 GitHub forks. Here's a link to SmartStack's open source repository on GitHub.

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    2 nodes HA cluster management
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    Extremely fast (IPVS)
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    Virtual IP HA with VRRP
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    Load Balancer
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    Elegant and powerful

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What is Keepalived?

The main goal of this project is to provide simple and robust facilities for loadbalancing and high-availability to Linux system and Linux based infrastructures.

What is SmartStack?

Scaling a web infrastructure requires services, and building a service-oriented infrastructure is hard. Make it EASY, with SmartStack’s automated, transparent service discovery and registration: cruise control for your distributed infrastructure.

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What are some alternatives to Keepalived and SmartStack?
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.
Consul
Consul is a tool for service discovery and configuration. Consul is distributed, highly available, and extremely scalable.
NGINX
nginx [engine x] is an HTTP and reverse proxy server, as well as a mail proxy server, written by Igor Sysoev. According to Netcraft nginx served or proxied 30.46% of the top million busiest sites in Jan 2018.
Zookeeper
A centralized service for maintaining configuration information, naming, providing distributed synchronization, and providing group services. All of these kinds of services are used in some form or another by distributed applications.
Eureka
Eureka is a REST (Representational State Transfer) based service that is primarily used in the AWS cloud for locating services for the purpose of load balancing and failover of middle-tier servers.
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