[rabbitmq-discuss] load balancing in RabbitMQ, only HAProxy or can we use any other?

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Thu Oct 31 13:40:59 GMT 2013

On 31 Oct 2013, at 17:29, Rajasekhar P <sekhar434145 at gmail.com> wrote:

> In the Rabbit_In_Action.pdf document its mentioned about HAProxy load balancer for clustered RabbitMQ nodes, can't we achieve the same using apache load balancer or any other?

You can use any TCP proxy. Apache and Nginx were created to serve and proxy HTTP. While extensions
that add TCP proxy capabilities exist for both, they are not widely used and as such not nearly as battle
tested as the core modules.


Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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