Are you looking to bring some balance to your applications and services? HAProxy is free, fast, and very reliable, providing high availability, load balancing, and proxying for TCP and HTTP-based applications. In this short course, we’re going to take a look at this open-source Linux solution by examining a few HAProxy use cases. We’ll be using hands-on lessons and labs to simulate real-world HAProxy scenarios. Upon completion of this course, you will have a solid foundational understanding of HAProxy, general load balancing, and how to implement HAProxy to improve the performance, reliability, and security of your applications and environment.