over on the avnet labs blog, ekerete akpan has posted a few results from his recent framework benchmarks to much controversy.
his tests covered a few major php frameworks, such as codeigniter, cakephp and zend framework, along with baseline results for serving static html and procedural php versions of the same page. he also covered some basic ruby on rails, including passenger (mod_rails?) and ruby enterprise. here are some of his more interesting findings.