We claimed Sonic is fast. Here is the proof:
Each of the frameworks was set up with a simple hello world application. The application contained one controller and one view. The controller passed a single variable to the view, and the layout was disabled.
Apache benchmark was set to run for 15 seconds with 10 concurrent requests:
ab -t 15 -c 10 http://hellosonic.local/
All of the tests ran locally on a 2006 MacBook Pro with the following specs:
The code used and the detailed test results will be posted here in the future.