Phalcon is another PHP web framework that uses the MVC pattern but that it’s implemented as a web server extension. This allows it to boost its execution speed, limit its resource consumption, and handle a considerable amount of HTTP requests. This all means that Phalcon is a good alternative for projects where performance is of utmost importance. 

This is a comparison of notable web frameworks, software used to build and deploy web applications. == General == Basic information about each framework.