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Building Blocks of a Modern Proxy

Building Blocks of a Modern Proxy

A major outcome of IT/Ops evolution is realizing the importance of a reverse proxy, such as HAProxy, in achieving modern application delivery. This is the first post in a series about HAProxy's role in building a modern systems architecture that relies on cloud-native...

HAProxy Traffic Mirroring for Real-world Testing

HAProxy Traffic Mirroring for Real-world Testing

Traffic mirroring makes it possible to stream production traffic to a test or staging environment. Use the HAProxy Traffic Shadowing agent to enable mirroring. The HAProxy Stream Processing Offload Engine (SPOE) lets you stream data to an external agent in real time...

HAProxy Layer 7 Retries and Chaos Engineering

HAProxy Layer 7 Retries and Chaos Engineering

HAProxy 2.0 introduced layer 7 retries, which provides resilience against unreachable nodes, network latency, slow servers, and HTTP errors. HAProxy powers the uptime of organizations with even the largest traffic demands by giving them the flexibility and confidence...

HAProxy Exposes a Prometheus Metrics Endpoint

HAProxy Exposes a Prometheus Metrics Endpoint

HAProxy has added native support for Prometheus, allowing you to export metrics directly. Read on to learn more.   Metrics are a key aspect of observability, along with logging and tracing. They contain the data that inform you about the state of your systems,...

Building a Service Mesh with HAProxy and Consul

Building a Service Mesh with HAProxy and Consul

HashiCorp added a service mesh feature to Consul, its service-discovery and distributed storage tool. In this post, you'll see how HAProxy is the perfect fit as a data plane for this architecture. HAProxy is no stranger to the service mesh scene. Its high performance,...

Hitless Reloads with HAProxy – HOWTO

Hitless Reloads with HAProxy – HOWTO

Our R&D department published a well-received blog post titled “Truly Seamless Reloads with HAProxy – No More Hacks!”. In it, we explained why some established connections could be dropped during reloads under high utilization, and how the problem has been solved...

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