[erlang-questions] Proper benchmarking

Adam Lindberg <>
Fri Dec 14 13:41:29 CET 2007

Just mention timer:tc(M,F,A) as the ultimate beginners profiling tool,
before you venture into anything more advanced. Took a while for me when I
was a beginner to find that out. Fprof, cprof, eprof etc are mentioned
before this in the efficiency guide which in my opinion is the wrong way


On Dec 14, 2007 11:01 AM, Joel Reymont <> wrote:

> I'm gathering information for an extensive chapter on efficiency
> optimization. I will also try benchmarking various approaches in other
> chapters, e.g. straight binary work vs. pickler combinators, different
> types of interaction with a linked-in driver or gb_trees vs ets.
> Do you have any tips or suggestions apart from those given in the
> Efficiency Guide?
>        Thanks, Joel
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