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Circuit Breaking in HAProxy

Circuit Breaking in HAProxy

  With HAProxy, you can implement a circuit breaker to protect services from widespread failure. Martin Fowler, who is famous for being one of the Gang of Four authors who wrote Design Patterns: Elements of Reusable Object-Oriented Software, hosts a website where...

Accelerate Your APIs by Using the HAProxy Cache

Accelerate Your APIs by Using the HAProxy Cache

HAProxy's cache helps boost API performance by serving saved messages to your users. The age of rendering most of a web page's contents on the server and then delivering it as a colossal HTML file is fading into the past. Modern web frameworks like Angular, React, and...

Dissecting the HAProxy Kubernetes Ingress Controller

Dissecting the HAProxy Kubernetes Ingress Controller

The new HAProxy Kubernetes Ingress Controller provides a high-performance ingress for your Kubernetes-hosted applications. Register for the on-demand webinar "The HAProxy Kubernetes Ingress Controller for High-Performance Ingress". Containers allow cross-functional...

DNS for Service Discovery in HAProxy

DNS for Service Discovery in HAProxy

HAProxy 1.8 and newer allows you to use DNS service discovery to detect server changes and automatically apply them to your configuration. HAProxy is a mature, high-performance software component that’s been reliably serving the load balancing and ADC markets for over...

Using HAProxy as an API Gateway, Part 2 [Authentication]

Using HAProxy as an API Gateway, Part 2 [Authentication]

HAProxy is a powerful API gateway due to its ability to provide load balancing, rate limiting, observability and other features to your service endpoints. It also integrates with OAuth 2, giving you control over who can access your APIs. In this blog post, you'll see...

HAProxy 1.9.2 Adds gRPC Support

HAProxy 1.9.2 Adds gRPC Support

HAProxy provides end-to-end proxying of HTTP/2 traffic. Use HAProxy to route, secure, and observe gRPC traffic over HTTP/2. Read on to learn more. HAProxy 1.9 introduced the Native HTTP Representation (HTX). Not only does this allow you to use HTTP/2 end-to-end, it...

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,...

Using HAProxy as an API Gateway, Part 1 [Introduction]

Using HAProxy as an API Gateway, Part 1 [Introduction]

An API gateway handles load balancing, security, rate limiting, monitoring, and other cross-cutting concerns for API services. Read on to learn how HAProxy Enterprise excels as an API gateway. Using HAProxy as an API Gateway, Part 2 [Authentication] Using HAProxy as...

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