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Apache CloudStack vs HAProxy: What are the differences?

What is Apache CloudStack? Open Source Cloud Computing. Apache CloudStack is open source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.

What is HAProxy? The Reliable, High Performance TCP/HTTP Load Balancer. 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.

Apache CloudStack belongs to "Open Source Cloud" category of the tech stack, while HAProxy can be primarily classified under "Load Balancer / Reverse Proxy".

"Apache CloudStack works" is the top reason why over 9 developers like Apache CloudStack, while over 117 developers mention "Load balancer" as the leading cause for choosing HAProxy.

Apache CloudStack is an open source tool with 746 GitHub stars and 714 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Apache CloudStack's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Apache CloudStack
Pros of HAProxy
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    Apache CloudStack works
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    Multi hypervisor
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    Easy setup
  • 9
    Real open source software
  • 9
    Open architecture
  • 8
    Community support
  • 8
    Hybrid Cloud integration
  • 7
    Secure
  • 7
    Simple
  • 5
    Scalable
  • 2
    Easy to use API
  • 1
    Terraform Support
  • 1
    Kubernetes Support
  • 131
    Load balancer
  • 102
    High performance
  • 69
    Very fast
  • 58
    Proxying for tcp and http
  • 55
    SSL termination
  • 31
    Open source
  • 27
    Reliable
  • 20
    Free
  • 18
    Well-Documented
  • 12
    Very popular
  • 7
    Runs health checks on backends
  • 7
    Suited for very high traffic web sites
  • 6
    Scalable
  • 5
    Ready to Docker
  • 4
    Powers many world's most visited sites
  • 3
    Simple
  • 2
    Ssl offloading
  • 2
    Work with NTLM
  • 1
    Available as a plugin for OPNsense
  • 1
    Redis

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      Becomes your single point of failure

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    What is Apache CloudStack?

    CloudStack is open source software designed to deploy and manage large networks of virtual machines, as a highly available, highly scalable Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) cloud computing platform.

    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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