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ALOHA - HAPEE - HAProxy Comparison

Main differences

ALOHA Load Balancer is a commercial product; its application (layer 7) processing is based on the HAProxy open source program.

In order to answer frequent customer requests, you will find below a table summarizing the major differences between the HAProxy open-source version and the much more extensive features of ALOHA Load Balancer.

 HAProxy
on a generic system
HAProxy on an
extensively tuned system

HAPEE
Starter

HAPEE

Business

Premium

ALOHA
Load Balancer
Limitations
# backends Unlimited
# Services Unlimited
Performance
Bandwidth < 1 Gbps > 1Gbps > 1Gbps > 1Gbps 10 Gbps
HTTP requests / second 20K 100K 100K 100K >200K
System/network tuning Required Required Already optimized
High Performance SSL Native SSL since v 1.5 Yes
Main features
HTTPS compatibility Requires time and/or skills Included
High availability Requires time and/or skills Included
IP routing/filtering Requires time and/or skills Included
Address translation Requires time and/or skills Included
Level 3/4 support Requires time and/or skills Included
SYN Flood protection OS depend. Requires time and/or skills Included
Full IPv6 L7 No Yes
Reverse Proxy mode Yes
Transparent mode Requires time and/or skills Yes
Active FTP support Requires time and/or skills Yes
Session persistence synchronization in LB cluster No Yes
Administration
SNMP supervision/stats Requires time and/or skills Included
Configuration sync. Requires time and/or skills Yes
Certificate management No Yes
Web configuration interface Requires time and/or skills Included
Local log buffer No Included
Configuration API No Included
OS Maintenance Required Included
Support & Maintenance
Software/hardware warranty No Yes
Support HA Proxy community only Best effort Yes, WW class

 

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