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The DevOps 2.0 Toolkit by Viktor Farcic

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Proxy Tools Compared

Apache, nginx and HAProxy are by no means the only solutions we could use. There are many projects available and making a choice is harder than ever.f the open source projects worth trying out is lighttpd (pron. lighty). Just like nginx and HAProxy, it was designed for security, speed, compliance, flexibility and high performance. It features a small memory footprint and efficient management of the CPU-load.

If JavaScript is your language of preference, [node-http-proxy] could be a worthy candidate. Unlike other products we explored, node-http-proxy uses JavaScript code to define proxies and load balancing.

The VulcanD is a project to keep an eye on. It is programmable proxy and load balancer backed by etcd. A similar process ...

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