haproxy

One Click to Install & Deploy HAProxy

on the GigeNET Cloud in less than twenty minutes.

HAProxy is a ready and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing and proxying for TCP and HTTP applications. The defacto standard for open source load balancing, HAProxy is used for all applications, whether for a Fortune 500 company or a small business.

 

Not Sure How to Start?

 

 


What Gets Deployed?

Selecting this One Click Install of HAProxy deploys a GigeNET Cloud Server with Ubuntu 14.04 and HAProxy, everything you need to get started right away. For this application to run at it’s best, we recommend using at least the specs in our Basic plan.

Why GigeNET Cloud?

GigeNET Cloud offers three diverse locations in the Eastern, Central, and Western parts of the United States, perfect for the needs of any client. Our Ashburn datacenter is strategically located near the Washington, D.C. metro area, and offers low latency to Europe. Our main datacenter, just outside Chicago, is the main hub for our network, and has multiple Tier one connections for exceptional failover and redundancy. Our Los Angeles datacenter is ideal for connecting to Asia and Eastern Europe. With the One Click Installs available at any of our locations, GigeNET Cloud offers you the unrivaled ability to be truly redundant.

 

Simple Pricing

All prices are based on monthly billing, but can be configured with hourly or quarterly billing. Click “Deploy” to learn more.

Basic


$35.49/month

1GB RAM
1 CPU
30GB HDD
Deploy

Advanced


$56.88/month

2GB RAM
1 CPU
40GB HDD
Deploy

Expert


$202.81/month

8GB RAM
4 CPU
80GB HDD
Deploy

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Documentation

HAProxy is a ready and reliable solution offering high availability, load balancing and proxying for TCP and HTTP applications. The defacto standard for open source load balancing, HAProxy is used for all applications, whether for a Fortune 500 company or a small business.

Selecting this One Click Install of HAProxy deploys a GigeNET Cloud Server with Ubuntu 14.04 and HAProxy, everything you need to get started right away.

Getting Started

Go to our VM Create page by clicking the application in our Dashboard, or you may go to Cloud Machines section, under Create click on Applications.

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Configuring Your Cloud Machine

Host Name: Make sure to use a valid hostname to configure mailserver properly, or use the default name provided.
Data Center: Select Data Center location
Cloud Application: Select HAProxy
Operating System: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS
Private IP: specify if private IP is needed

Pick Your Performance Package

vCPU: Get more vCPU with your selection of RAM and Storage. This is used for applications that require more processing power than memory.
Balanced (Default): This option will give you a balanced selection between Memory and CPU when selecting your package.
Memory: Get more Memory when you are selecting how much storage space you need. This is used for applications that require more RAM to run than Storage or CPU.

Set VCPU’s and Storage Space

We recommend to use at least the minimum specifications required in all our cloud applications, for better server performance you may adjust this as you need.
Minimum Memory: 1024MB
Minimum Disk Storage: 30GB

 

Configuring your HAProxy

App Name: Name for identifying your application. Strict Alphanumeric Characters
Username: Username you will use to access your Administrator Dashboard
Password: Password you will use to access your Administrator Dashboard
Server Name: Name for identifying your receiving backend application. This will appear in logs and alerts. Alphanumeric Characters or Valid Domain
Server IP: IP Address of your receiving backend application where HAProxy Server will forward the request
Server Port: Port number of your receiving backend application where HAProxy Server will forward the request

If the Backend application that you will load balance are hosted here in GigenetCloud, we recommend you use the Private IP Address for load balancing to avoid being billed for traffic between servers and load balancer.

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Choose How You Want To Be Billed

Hourly: Pay as you go for your server. Bandwidth will be billed everyday as you use it.
Monthly and Above: Save more on these plans. Free Bandwidth is included every month (Overage will be charged by going over the limit)

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Click Create VM

Installation may take less than 20 minutes, including the deployment of latest Linux Server install and the application.

View Initial Setting

After the Virtual Machine is created, you can view the initial configurations used during install including the Database and Login credentials.

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HAProxy Login page. Access the HAProxy Login page by following the Admin URL and type in the User and Password displayed on the Initial Setting.

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HAProxy Administrator Dashboard. The default load balancing algorithm is Round Robin (roundrobin), your backend servers will take turns in accepting traffic on your application.

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Need More Help?

Please contact our Support Department if you have more questions regarding our Cloud Applications.