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.
Keepalived is a tool in the Open Source Service Discovery category of a tech stack.

Who uses Keepalived?

Companies
4 companies reportedly use Keepalived in their tech stacks, including Gini, Digiposte, and QDP.

Developers
23 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Keepalived.

Keepalived Integrations

Pros of Keepalived
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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

Blog Posts

Keepalived's Features

  • High availability
  • Job Scheduling,

Keepalived Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Keepalived?
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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Keepalived's Followers
36 developers follow Keepalived to keep up with related blogs and decisions.