Apache Traffic Server vs HAProxy

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Pros of Apache Traffic Server
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      Load balancer
    • 100
      High performance
    • 69
      Very fast
    • 57
      Proxying for tcp and http
    • 55
      SSL termination
    • 30
      Open source
    • 27
      Reliable
    • 20
      Free
    • 18
      Well-Documented
    • 12
      Very popular
    • 7
      Suited for very high traffic web sites
    • 7
      Runs health checks on backends
    • 6
      Scalable
    • 5
      Ready to Docker
    • 4
      Powers many world's most visited sites
    • 2
      Simple
    • 2
      Work with NTLM
    • 2
      Ssl offloading

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    Cons of Apache Traffic Server
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        Becomes your single point of failure

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      What is Apache Traffic Server?

      It is a fast, scalable and extensible HTTP/1.1 and HTTP/2.0 compliant caching proxy server.Improve your response time, while reducing server load and bandwidth needs by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages, images, and web ser

      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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      What are some alternatives to Apache Traffic Server and HAProxy?
      Varnish
      Varnish Cache is a web application accelerator also known as a caching HTTP reverse proxy. You install it in front of any server that speaks HTTP and configure it to cache the contents. Varnish Cache is really, really fast. It typically speeds up delivery with a factor of 300 - 1000x, depending on your architecture.
      Squid
      Squid reduces bandwidth and improves response times by caching and reusing frequently-requested web pages. Squid has extensive access controls and makes a great server accelerator. It runs on most available operating systems, including Windows and is licensed under the GNU GPL.
      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.
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      The Apache HTTP Server is a powerful and flexible HTTP/1.1 compliant web server. Originally designed as a replacement for the NCSA HTTP Server, it has grown to be the most popular web server on the Internet.
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