- No need for a separate module compilation and maintenance. mod_proxy, mod_proxy_http, mod_proxy_ajp and mod_proxy_balancer comes as part of standard Apache 2.2+ distribution
- Ability to use http https or AJP protocols, even within the same balancer.
- mod_proxy_ajp does not support large 8K+ packet sizes.
- Basic load balancer
- Does not support Domain model clustering
- Advanced load balancer
- Advanced node failure detection
- Support for large AJP packet sizes
- Need to build and maintain a separate module