HAProxy and HTTP Errors 408 in Chrome

HAProxy and HTTP Errors 408 in Chrome

Lately, there was some discussions on HAProxy’s mailing list about 408 errors printed in Chrome browsers. Origin of 408 errors 408 is the status code used by web servers or proxies when the client has not sent a whole HTTP request during a certain period of...
HAProxy and gzip Compression

HAProxy and gzip Compression

Synopsis Compression is a Technic to reduce object size to reduce delivery delay for objects over HTTP protocol. Until now, HAProxy did not include such feature. But the guys at HAProxy Technologies worked hard on it (mainly David Du Colombier and @wlallemand)....
Use GeoIP Database within HAProxy

Use GeoIP Database within HAProxy

Introduction Sometimes we need to know the country of the user using the application, for different purposes: Automatically select the most appropriate language Send a 302 to redirect the user to the closest POP from his location Allow only a single country to browse...