Optimizing HAProxy for Autoscaling: How Dynamic Servers Reduce Reloads While Improving Uptime and Scalability

Baptiste Assmann & Amaury Denoyelle
HAProxy Technologies

This talk will describe a new feature introduced in HAProxy 2.4: dynamic servers. We will cover the goals of this new feature, how it should be used and how it interacts with the environment, and its limitations.

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Baptiste Assmann

Principal Solutions Architect
HAProxy Technologies

Baptiste has focused on high-performance web architectures for more than a decade now, mainly on the front piece and through the angle of the Load-Balancer / Reverse proxies. Baptiste loves studying new use cases and finds solutions to make the magic happen with his software load-balancer of choice: HAProxy. Currently working as a Principal Solutions Architect at HAProxy Technologies, Baptiste helps customers and HAProxy community users to get the best from this powerful software solution.

Amaury Denoyelle

HAProxy Core Developer
HAProxy Technologies

Amaury Denoyelle is currently a software engineer for HAProxy Technologies. His previous endeavors include him working on embedded systems, multimedia, and networking, making his experience with modern technologies that much more versatile. Amaury’s main connection to all of these industries has been Linux and his love for all things running a Linux kernel, with which he fell in love during his studies.

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