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HAProxy is a free and open source software that provides a high availability load balancer and reverse proxy for TCP and HTTP-based applications that spreads requests across multiple servers. It is written in C and has a reputation for being fast and efficient (in terms of processor and memory usage).
|Original author(s)||Willy Tarreau|
|Initial release||December 16, 2001|
2.7.0 / 1 December 2022
2.8-dev0 / 1 December 2022
|Operating system||Linux, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Solaris (8/9/10), AIX (5.1–5.3), macOS, Cygwin|
|License||GNU General Public License Version 2|
HAProxy is used by a number of high-profile websites including GoDaddy, GitHub, Bitbucket, Stack Overflow, Reddit, Slack, Speedtest.net, Tumblr, Twitter and Tuenti and is used in the OpsWorks product from Amazon Web Services.