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HAProxy Enterprise - Ubuntu Server 20.04 AMI

HAProxy Technologies | 2.2r1-20220526

Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa - 64-bit Amazon Machine Image (AMI)

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    Jose B.

The piece of software that really works for what you are looking forward and really easy to learn.

  • December 10, 2020
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What do you like best?
The simple way to install and configure. The minimum resources it requires and the availability to distribute the application per paths from different VMs/appliances. Also the easy way to set up HA.
The simplicity that you set your rules is really intuitive and the documentation is really clear.
Having also the possibility to change the configuration on-the-fly using an API is also a MUST.
Also the support is something that is always available and sometimes even go further the scope to provide an excellent experience.
What do you dislike?
There's not much I would point I would dislike. More likely would point some extra features would be a plus to have.
For example, would a GUI for configuration would be a plus. Although not mandatory for me, as I do prefer to work with config files, sometimes for some co-workers it would help to have it done easier.
What problems is the product solving and how is that benefiting you?
Using some caching servers as Varnish, whom do not provide SSL termination, HaProxy was a natural option and the entry way for that.
As long as the application increased complexity and we would need to have HA from different services replicas, it has become more used. Furthermore, balancing between datasets was also a plus.
Recommendations to others considering the product:
There are other options on the market, but I would prefer stability, and and excellent support rather that try outs.
HAProxy has proven over the times it's ready to handle any kind of workload and you can load between TCP or HTTP, in any port or service.
Their added modules are a plus, like bot protection, WAF and HA builtin features.


We used HAProxy as load balancer for one of our production setup

  • December 02, 2020
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
It was highly scalable and met our needs
What do you dislike?
No UDP support, hence we faced challenges with device traffic load balancing
What problems is the product solving and how is that benefiting you?
We used it for load balancing web https requests and API calls

    Information Technology and Services

Best Gateway for Network/Web Applications

  • November 10, 2019
  • Review provided by G2

What do you like best?
various Load-Balancing algorithms and terminating traffic at L7 and L4 both.
Very fast and pluggable
What do you dislike?
bit complex configuration and json logging
upgrade from 1.5 to 1.8 makes ground breaking changes
What problems is the product solving and how is that benefiting you?
we're using haproxy in our production as a gateway for proxing and reverse-proxing.
Recommendations to others considering the product: