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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, which...

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 in...

Dynamic Configuration with the HAProxy Runtime API

Dynamic Configuration with the HAProxy Runtime API

In this blog post, you'll learn how to dynamically configure HAProxy using the Runtime API. Related blog posts:  The Four Essential Sections of an HAProxy Configuration The New HAProxy Data Plane API Over the past 15 years, HAProxy has become well known for its...

Truly Seamless Reloads with HAProxy – No More Hacks!

Truly Seamless Reloads with HAProxy – No More Hacks!

Summary HAProxy Technologies' R&D has released a patchset to enable seamless reloads of HAProxy without dropping packets in the process. The patchset has already been merged into the HAProxy 1.8 development branch and will soon be backported to HAProxy Enterprise...

HAProxyConf 2019 - Amsterdam
HAProxyConf 2019 - Amsterdam
The HAProxy Guide to Multi-Layer Security

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