HAProxy features comparison Community and Enterprise Editions,
Virtual and Hardware Appliances

Compare HAProxy Community and Enterprise Editions
to ALOHA Virtual and Hardware Appliances

Main features HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
High Availability: VRRP 3rd Party
High Availability: Route Health Injection 3rd Party
IP Routing/Filtering User + Operating System User + Operating System
Layer 3/4 Load Balancing
Layer 7 Application Delivery Controller
SYN Flood Protection 3rd Party 3rd Party Operating System PacketShield
Reverse Proxy Mode
Transparent Mode User + HAProxy User + HAProxy
Session Persistence Synchronization in Cluster
Modules HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
Update Module (LB and TLS)
Antibot Module
Sanitize Module
Fingerprint Module (Beta)
WAF Offloader Module (Beta)
Performance HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
System Tuning User Provided Embedded Embedded
Bandwidth Dependent on hardware Dependent on hardware Dependent on hardware 10 Gb/s
HTTP conn/s (no keep-alive) Dependent on hardware Dependent on hardware Dependent on hardware 64 000 (on ALB5100)
HTTP req/s (keep-alive) Dependent on hardware Dependent on hardware Dependent on hardware 200 000
High Performance SSL User + hardware + OpenSSL User + hardware + OpenSSL Hardware + embedded Embedded
Limitations HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
Number of Virtual Services Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Number of Server Farms Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Number of Servers in Farm Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Administration HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
Integration with configuration management systems (Consul, Puppet, Chef, etc)
Advanced socket control (change backends, view stick table contents, get stats, etc)
External health check scripts
Customizable and scriptable
SNMP Monitoring / Statistics User
Configuration Synchronization User User
Web User Interface
Syslog server User Local Buffer Local Buffer
Configuration API (CLI and HTTP)
Maintenance HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
Hardware User / 3rd Party User / 3rd Party User / 3rd Party HAProxy Technologies
Operating System User / 3rd Party User / 3rd Party HAProxy Technologies HAProxy Technologies
HAProxy HAProxy Community HAProxy Technologies HAProxy Technologies HAProxy Technologies
Support HAPROXY Community Edition HAPROXY Enterprise Edition ALOHA Virtual Appliance ALOHA Hardware Appliance
Operating System User / 3rd Party User / 3rd Party HAProxy Technologies HAProxy Technologies
HAProxy HAProxy Community HAProxy Technologies HAProxy Technologies HAProxy Technologies

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