Squid VS microproxy

Compare Squid vs microproxy and see what are their differences.


Squid Web Proxy Cache (by squid-cache)


Lightweight non-caching HTTP(S) proxy server (by thekvs)
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Squid microproxy
10 0
1,216 128
2.1% -
8.5 3.4
7 days ago 17 days ago
C++ Go
GNU General Public License v3.0 only MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Squid. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-12-17.


Posts with mentions or reviews of microproxy. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning microproxy yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Squid and microproxy you can also consider the following projects:

Tinyproxy - tinyproxy - a light-weight HTTP/HTTPS proxy daemon for POSIX operating systems

envoy - Cloud-native high-performance edge/middle/service proxy

HAProxy - HAProxy documentation

traefik - The Cloud Native Application Proxy

socks5-proxy-server - SOCKS5 proxy server

Nginx - An official read-only mirror of http://hg.nginx.org/nginx/ which is updated hourly. Pull requests on GitHub cannot be accepted and will be automatically closed. The proper way to submit changes to nginx is via the nginx development mailing list, see http://nginx.org/en/docs/contributing_changes.html

Nginx Proxy Manager - Docker container for managing Nginx proxy hosts with a simple, powerful interface


Caddy - Fast, multi-platform web server with automatic HTTPS

Apache - Mirror of Apache HTTP Server. Issues: http://issues.apache.org

Swiperproxy - A Python-based HTTP/HTTPS-proxy.

Redbird - A modern reverse proxy for node