Comparative analysis of performance of ASP.NET Core MVC and Symfony 4 programming frameworks


Abstract

The article presents a comparative analysis of popular ASP.NET Core MVC and Symfony 4 frameworks. Two web applications, containing the same functionalities and acting as a simple system for managing articles, were implemented in these technologies. The applications underwent time performance tests during typical operations performed by means of a simple form such as entering, editing, viewing and deleting data. These actions were performed automatically using commands from the Puppeteer library. The listed operations were repeated 10, 100 and 1,000 times in order to obtain precise mean times. On the basis of the obtained results, it was difficult to clearly state which of the compared programming tools is better. The ASP.NET Core MVC framework coped much better with two time-consuming operations, i.e. entering and editing data. Its results in this regard (the average from 1,000 repetitions) were respectively approximately 28% and 25% better compared to the Symphony 4 framework. However, for the two less time-consuming operations, i.e. displaying and deleting articles, the Symphony 4 framework proved to be considerably better. Its results with regard to displaying and deleting articles (the average for 1,000 measurements) were respectively 15% and 36% lower compared to the other of the tested frameworks.


Keywords

performance analysis; automatic testing; ASP.NET Core MVC; Symfony; Puppeteer

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Published : 2021-06-30


Górski, M., Piwowarski, W. A., & Dzieńkowski, M. (2021). Comparative analysis of performance of ASP.NET Core MVC and Symfony 4 programming frameworks. Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 19, 95-99. https://doi.org/10.35784/jcsi.2559

Marcin Górski  marcin.gorski1@pollub.edu.pl
Lublin University of Technology  Poland
Wojciech Andrzej Piwowarski 
Lublin University of Technology  Poland
Mariusz Dzieńkowski 
Lublin University of Technology