HAProxy advanced Redis health check

Introduction Redis is an opensource nosql database working on a key/value model. One interesting feature in Redis is that it is able to write data to disk as well as a master can synchronize many slaves. HAProxy can load-balance Redis servers with no issues at all....

failover and worst case management with HAProxy

Synopsis One of HAProxy strength is that it is flexible and allows to redirect traffic based on events and internal status. In the current article, I’ll show how HAProxy can be useful to handle traffic when worst cases happen. By worst case I mean the moment...

Configuring HAProxy and Nginx for SPDY

Introduction to SPDY / HTTP-bis SPDY is a protocol designed by google which aims to fix HTTP/1.1 protocol weaknesses and to adapt this 14 years old protocol to today’s internet devices and requirements. Back in 1999, when HTTP/1.1 was designed, there was no...