Performance comparison of web services using Symfony, Spring, and Rails examples


The article presents the results of a comparative analysis of web application frameworks for Java, PHP and Ruby. The most popular programming frameworks for each language were used for the research: Spring, Symfony and Ruby on Rails. In each of the frameworks the REST and SOAP web services were prepared and used to measure the request execution time. Measurements were made using Postman and SoapUI tools. The tests results showed that Spring is the fastest way to handle requests.


Spring; Sumfony; Ruby on Rails; performance

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Published : 2020-12-30

Lubartowicz, P., & Pańczyk, B. (2020). Performance comparison of web services using Symfony, Spring, and Rails examples. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 17, 384-389.

Patryk Lubartowicz
Beata Pańczyk 
Lublin University of Technology  Poland