Why such difference response times between Load Balancer and HAProxy?
Why is there seemingly such a big difference in response times between DigitalOcean’s Load Balancer (which as I gather uses HAProxy) and a $5 droplet with HAProxy installed? I ran several load tests on each pointing to the same thing and got these results:
Over a number of tests, the average response time was roughly the same around 775ms for Load Balancer and around 450ms for HAProxy. Is Load Balancer using an old version of HAProxy, on shared hosts or something else?