5_6-5.6.35 - 5_6-5.6.36 X64 IIS 10.0
No Cache Opcache Opcache + Wincache
Load Agents
Application Physical Virtual 5_6-5.6.35 5_6-5.6.36 gain 5_6-5.6.35 5_6-5.6.36 gain 5_6-5.6.35 5_6-5.6.36 gain
Helloworld 2 32   1458.03 4514.28 67.70 % 453.22 6364.64 92.88 % 484.54 4933.47 90.18 %
16   1455.32 4527.27 67.85 % 747.08 6469.39 88.45 % 1149.87 5679.70 79.75 %
8   1450.02 4473.95 67.59 % 1650.59 6793.74 75.70 % 1683.63 6967.73 75.84 %
Wordpress 2 32   16.69 16.95 1.53 % 92.68 94.22 1.63 % 92.63 94.20 1.67 %
16   16.89 17.02 0.76 % 93.93 94.75 0.87 % 93.19 95.18 2.09 %
8   16.97 17.06 0.53 % 93.84 93.91 0.07 % 94.18 94.03 -0.16 %
Drupal 2 32   39.53 38.95 -1.49 % 329.43 379.34 13.16 % 333.63 377.17 11.54 %
16   39.70 39.15 -1.40 % 339.05 373.67 9.26 % 339.20 374.77 9.49 %
8   39.15 38.04 -2.92 % 337.35 381.27 11.52 % 335.12 382.52 12.39 %
Joomla 2 32   11.41 11.43 0.17 % 40.93 40.83 -0.24 % 40.78 42.46 3.96 %
16   11.71 11.52 -1.65 % 41.72 41.83 0.26 % 42.72 41.29 -3.46 %
8   11.52 11.21 -2.77 % 42.26 41.51 -1.81 % 41.94 41.47 -1.13 %
Mediawiki 2 32   11.77 12.07 2.49 % 50.42 50.13 -0.58 % 48.53 50.00 2.94 %
16   11.93 12.09 1.32 % 51.70 50.86 -1.65 % 51.02 50.98 -0.08 %
8   12.11 12.11 0.00 % 51.00 50.92 -0.16 % 51.61 51.54 -0.14 %
Phalcon 2 32   330.39 100.00 % 529.90 100.00 % 527.81 100.00 %
16   332.89 100.00 % 571.20 100.00 % 563.29 100.00 %
8   342.49 100.00 % 572.28 100.00 % 569.75 100.00 %
Errors php2_wincache\Helloworld-32 : 2128481 of 8880246 requests
php2_opcache\Phalcon-16 : 69 of 1028160 requests
php2_opcache\Helloworld-16 : 377147 of 11644902 requests
php1_wincache\Helloworld-32 : 5255573 of 872172 requests
php1_opcache\Joomla-32 : 2 of 73674 requests
php1_opcache\Helloworld-8 : 40152 of 2971062 requests
php1_wincache\Joomla-32 : 3 of 73404 requests
php2_nocache\Phalcon-16 : 46 of 599202 requests
php2_nocache\Phalcon-8 : 38 of 616482 requests
php2_wincache\Phalcon-16 : 70 of 1013922 requests
php2_opcache\Phalcon-8 : 68 of 1030104 requests
php2_nocache\Phalcon-32 : 28 of 594702 requests
php1_nocache\Joomla-32 : 1 of 20538 requests
php2_opcache\Joomla-32 : 11 of 73494 requests
php2_opcache\Phalcon-32 : 64 of 953820 requests
php2_wincache\Helloworld-16 : 1263914 of 10223460 requests
php2_opcache\Helloworld-32 : 575612 of 11456352 requests
php2_wincache\Joomla-32 : 8 of 76428 requests
php1_wincache\Helloworld-16 : 1975685 of 2069766 requests
php2_nocache\Joomla-32 : 1 of 20574 requests
php2_wincache\Phalcon-8 : 79 of 1025550 requests
php1_wincache\Helloworld-8 : 2 of 3030534 requests
php1_opcache\Helloworld-16 : 3468982 of 1344744 requests
php1_opcache\Helloworld-32 : 5371870 of 815796 requests
php2_wincache\Phalcon-32 : 72 of 950058 requests

Note: Error Count is count of HTTP Requests that return a status other than 200 (such as 500) during that Test Run.
Note: for WinCache scenario, applications are configured to use the Session and Object caching features as per(all applications get the File Caching feature automatically): https://wordpress.org/plugins/wincache-object-cache-backend/ | http://www.drupalonwindows.com/en/blog/drupal-8-wincache-integration | https://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Manual: | https://www.saotn.org/8-tips-improve-joomla-performance/
Web Server Database Server
IIS 10 (FastCGI SAPI) MySQL 5.7 x64
1 Socket 4 Core Intel Xeon E5-2673 @ 2.40ghz 1 Socket 4 Core Intel Xeon E5-2673 @ 2.40ghz
SSD Storage (12800 IOPS) SSD Storage (12800 IOPS) - small databases, can cache all in RAM
8GB RAM 8GB RAM
Windows 2016 Datacenter Windows 2016 Datacenter
Note: TCP and Ethernet interface on Web Server, Database Server and Load Agents configured for maximum connections, etc... as per http://smallvoid.com/article/winnt-tcpip-max-limit.html
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