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How to Enable Health Checks in HAProxy

How to Enable Health Checks in HAProxy

HAProxy provides active, passive, and agent health checks.   HAProxy makes your web applications highly available by spreading requests across a pool of backend servers. If one or even several servers fail, clients can still use your app as long as there are...

Testing Your HAProxy Configuration

Testing Your HAProxy Configuration

Learn how to test your HAProxy Configuration. Properly testing your HAProxy configuration file is a simple, yet crucial part of administering your load balancer. Remembering to run one simple command after making a change to your configuration file can save you from...

Install HAProxy on Ubuntu

Install HAProxy on Ubuntu

Learn how to Install HAProxy on Ubuntu 20.04.   Ubuntu 20.04 is a great choice for installing your HAProxy software load balancer. It's a free Linux operating system that's fast, secure, and best of all, it's easy to use. One of the features that makes Ubuntu so...

How to Run HAProxy with Docker

How to Run HAProxy with Docker

  Can you run HAProxy as a Docker container? Yes! Did you even need to ask? Docker is ubiquitous these days and you'll find that many applications have been Docker-ized; the HAProxy load balancer is no exception. Pardon the cliché, but HAProxy was born for this....

HAProxy Configuration Basics: Load Balance Your Servers

HAProxy Configuration Basics: Load Balance Your Servers

Learn how to set up basic load balancing using the HAProxy configuration file.   If you're new to using the HAProxy load balancer, you've come to the right place. In this blog post, you'll learn how to configure HAProxy for basic load balancing. I am assuming...

Visualize HAProxy Metrics with InfluxDB

Visualize HAProxy Metrics with InfluxDB

  HAProxy generates over a hundred metrics to give you a nearly real-time view of the state of your load balancers and the services they proxy, but to get the most from this data, you need a way to visualize it. InfluxData’s InfluxDB suite of applications takes...

[On-Demand Webinar] Introduction to HAProxy

[On-Demand Webinar] Introduction to HAProxy

Want to continue learning? Register for our live webinar: HAProxy Skills Lab: Diagnosing Simple Problems. If you prefer watching this webinar in French click here. Are you new to using the HAProxy? Are you new to load balancing in general? In this webinar, you will...

[On-Demand Webinar] HAProxy 2.3 Feature Roundup

[On-Demand Webinar] HAProxy 2.3 Feature Roundup

If you prefer watching the webinar in French, Baptiste Assmann hosted this webinar in French and it is available to watch on-demand as well. You can register here. HAProxy celebrates the release of version 2.3! As a technical release, this version of HAProxy optimizes...

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