HAProxy and container IP changes in Docker

HAProxy and Docker containers Docker is a nice tool to handle containers: it allows building and running your apps in a simple and efficient way. When used in production together with HAProxy, devops teams face a big challenge: how to followup a container IP change...

What’s new in HAProxy 1.6

[ANNOUNCE] HAProxy 1.6.0 released Yesterday, 13th of October, Willy has announced the release of HAProxy 1.6.0, after 16 months of development! First good news is that release cycle goes a bit faster and we aim to carry on making it as fast. A total of 1156 commits...

Web application name to backend mapping in HAProxy

Synopsis Let’s take a web application platform where many HTTP Host header points to. Of course, this platform hosts many backends and HAProxy is used to perform content switching based on the Host header to route HTTP traffic to each backend. HAProxy map...