Comparison of openEHR open-source servers

Jacek Kryszyn, Waldemar Tomasz Smolik, Damian Wanta, Przemysław Wróblewski, Mateusz Midura


Medical information systems could benefit from electronic health records management using openEHR. On the other hand, such a standard adds an additional software layer to the system, which might impact performance. In this article, we present an in-depth comparison of open-source openEHR servers and propose tools for testing them. Load tests for selected open-source servers were prepared using Apache JMeter. Statistics of elapsed time of requests and throughput of each solution were calculated. Results show that open-source openEHR servers significantly differ in performance and stability and prove that load testing should be a crucial part of a development process.

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