HAProxy Scalability

Jared Bates
DevOps Engineer at a media company with 501-1,000 employees
No scalability issues, but only because we do not deal with a lot of scale here. We simply rely on an active/passive configuration, so if a load balancer were to fail, we would have a backup instance ready to go. View full review »
Thomas Pike
ICT Manager at a non-profit with 51-200 employees
No. The implementation that Carers ACT undertook is focused on reliability over scalability. The throughput required is low, but reliability requirements are high. View full review »
Alex Davies
Production Engineering at a financial services firm with 201-500 employees
Full layer 7 SSL termination is limited to a single core, which is a problem. We have worked around it terminating SSL on the back-ends, but this is not ideal. View full review »
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Haim Ari
SysOps Manager at a marketing services firm with 51-200 employees
Yes, there have been issues with scalability, but that's because of other software configuration such as OS settings, network. View full review »
Fran├žois Guillier
Expert Engineer at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
No scalability issues, ever. View full review »
Mikolaj Niedbala
Deployment Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
No issues with scalability, but multiprocess config for HAProxy is more efficient than multi-thread. View full review »
Software5e4d
Software Engineering Lead at a tech company with 10,001+ employees
No issues with scalability. View full review »
RyanCollier
System Administrator at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Sandeep Sikka
Engineering Systems Manager and Data Scientist at a marketing services firm with 201-500 employees
We are still in the process of rolling out our deployments and migrating our traffic. View full review »
Gary Galstian
Information Technology / Software Development with 501-1,000 employees
There were no scalability issues. View full review »
Devendra Joshi
Sr. System Administrator Linux & AWS at a retailer with 501-1,000 employees
No issues with scalability. View full review »
Rudolph Dussel
User
No issues. I have about 500 users on HAProxy, which use a web server and mail server. View full review »
SeniorOp47fe
Senior Operations Engineer
No scalability issues. View full review »
Dyego Eugenio
DevOps Engineer at a tech services company with 501-1,000 employees
I haven't had any issues with scalability but, as I mentioned above, some reviewers have said that NGINX is able to handle more connections than HAProxy. View full review »
Oren Alexandroni
Senior Vice President of TechOps at a tech services company with 201-500 employees
No issues with scalability. View full review »
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