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I want to balance load between two web servers. Other than Varnish which seems to be primarily a reverse proxy, what other choices do I have?

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closed as not constructive by Zoredache, Khaled, MadHatter, Ladadadada, Iain Jan 14 '13 at 9:50

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In one word HAproxy. featureful, good documentation and has proved to run stable in prod environments.

Pound is also a good alternative but I would still go for HAproxy

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HAProxy, NginX, squid - all could loadbalance.

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