[erlang-questions] clueless performance question

Thomas Lindgren <>
Wed Jun 11 16:33:14 CEST 2008


(Just to check, Mats is writing about the WF1 results
and Hynek about WF2, right?)

Best,
Thomas

--- Hynek Vychodil <> wrote:

> if you look at
> http://wikis.sun.com/display/WideFinder/Results,
> there is
> OCaml version with 00:08:12 elapsed time
> and using regexp instead Boyer-Moore. This is far
> far away what erlang can
> do except with specialized mmap ad hoc linked in
> driver I guess.
> If OCaml version upgraded to Boyer-Moore prefix
> match I guess it can be
> better but not so much because this task is strong
> I/O bound.
> 
> On Wed, Jun 11, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Mats Cronqvist
> <>
> wrote:
> 
> > 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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> 
> 
> -- 
> --Hynek (Pichi) Vychodil
> 



      



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