Envoy vs HAProxy comparison


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Application Delivery Controllers (ADC) (3rd)

Mindshare comparison

As of June 2024, in the Service Mesh category, the mindshare of Envoy is 16.4%, up from 16.3% compared to the previous year. The mindshare of HAProxy is 9.3%, up from 1.0% compared to the previous year. It is calculated based on PeerSpot user engagement data.
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Featured Reviews

Apr 3, 2024
Helps distribute the server load but has only the basic features
The solution is used for high availability. We use it for the backend to distribute the load We needed a simple proxy system that is open source. HAProxy was the most used tool for any issues that we ran into. We did not want to use something that was not used much so that we could fix the issues…

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"The price is well worth it. HAProxy Enterprise Edition paid for itself within months, simply due to the resiliency it brings. It was a bit more expensive than we were originally interested in paying, but we are thankful we chose to go with HAProxy."
"I use the open-source version of the product. I don't have experience with the licensed version of the solution."
"The product is open source."
"We are using HAProxy as an open-source."
"HAProxy is a free open-source solution."
"HAProxy is free in the initial offer. However, pricing can be improved."
"When it comes to pricing HAProxy is free."
"HAProxy is free software. There are optional paid products (support/appliances)."
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Computer Software Company
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Do you recommend HAProxy?
I do recommend HAProxy for more simple applications or for companies with a low budget, since HAProxy is a free, open-source product. HAProxy is also a good choice for someone looking for a stable ...
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The solution is effective in managing our traffic.



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HAProxy Community Edition, HAProxy Enterprise Edition, HAPEE

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