[erlang-questions] clueless performance question

Mats Cronqvist <>
Wed Jun 11 14:35:21 CEST 2008


Thomas Lindgren wrote:
>
> ...I thought the "wide finder" work of
> last fall was pretty interesting. (Likewise for the
> WF2 getting started now.) 
>
>   
  i tuned out of that discussion, but i was under the impression that 
erlang pretty much... sucked.
  so it was interesting to see Jeff Atwood's summary(*);

           Slowest      Fastest
Perl <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perl>         44.29         1.51
Erlang 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erlang_%28programming_language%29>       
37.58         3.54
Python 
<http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Python_%28programming_language%29>       
41.04         4.38
OCaml <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ocaml>        49.69        14.64
Ruby <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ruby_programming_language>       
1:43.71        50.16

 mats

(*) http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/archives/001131.html




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