The Agile Toolkit blog has a new post today that looks at speed in PHP frameworks the their relative speed (no, there's no benchmarks here).
This question is often asked, but is never answered properly. So how to measure framework speed? Let me also explain why "scalability" is more important than general "performance". [...] This along with a general overheads of the framework greatly contributes to the "slowness" of your project. So how can framework contribute to performance of your project?
They touch a few different ways that frameworks can help execute things a bit faster like:
- Make Fewer SQL Queries
- Selective render