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Benchmarks: Symfony vs. Other Frameworks

How fast is Symfony compared to other PHP frameworks? Following frameworks have been compared:

A series of ApacheBench stress tests were conducted on my machine, reproductible on your own if you follow methodology page. Subject of testing is raw MVC performance (routing, controlling, templating), as detailed here:

  1. speed of answering to requests for HTML resources using framework's native templating engine (eg: )
  2. speed of answering to requests for JSON resources using framework's native JSON renderer

Symfony vs. Lucinda

Based on raw ApacheBench results obtained here, it is clear that Lucinda is times faster on all criteria measured.

Symfony vs. CodeIgniter

Based on raw ApacheBench results obtained here, it is clear that CodeIgniter is times slower on all criteria measured.

Symfony vs. Laravel

Based on raw ApacheBench results obtained here, it is clear that Laravel is times slower on all criteria measured.

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