Compare Open Orchestra vs. Symphony CMS

Open Orchestra Symphony CMS
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Product intro

Open Orchestra is an Open Source CMS built on the full stack framework. For database it uses a MongoDB, a NoSQL store rather than the more typical Relational Databases such as MySQL or PostgreSQL.

Symphony CMS is a content management system that is built using PHP language. Despite the similarity in naming it has nothing to do with the Symfony project also written in PHP.

Main advantages
  • Full Stack Symfony implementation with focus on code quality
  • NoSQL MongoDB backend allows high performance
  • Clean admin UI with drag & drop layout management
  • Simple to read codebase
  • Easy user interface
  • Extensible by default
Main disvantages
  • Fairly unknown and not widely adopted
  • Quite dependent on the efforts of a single company
  • Documentation not the best (REST API, for example)
  • Codebase shows it's age
  • Heavy investment in project specific technology
  • Limited popularity
Product detailsOpen Orchestra Symphony CMS

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