[erlang-questions] [ANN] Silly benchmarking

Erik Søe Sørensen <>
Tue Apr 30 20:11:57 CEST 2013


I think also ecriterion should be mentioned - it does an honest attempt at
verifying the reliability of the results.
Den 30/04/2013 16.35 skrev "Michael Truog" <>:

> On 04/30/2013 06:44 AM, Garrett Smith wrote:
> > This is not an announcement of anything -- but [ANN] seems to flag
> > "something I can maybe use" which does apply in this case :)
> >
> > Occasionally I wonder, "what's faster"? It's not often, but it happens.
> >
> > I've found the best way to answer this is to measure things.
> >
> > So I have this silly project:
> >
> > https://github.com/gar1t/erlang-bench
> >
> > It's not rigorous but it's simple and I can experiment quickly with
> > different implementations. My goal is just to get a sense of things --
> > not to formally prove anything.
> >
> > It's so trivial it's almost not worth sharing/reusing -- *however* it
> > may provide value as a distributed repository for what people are
> > interested in. As it's in github there's no ownership -- please feel
> > free to fork and use for your own concerns!
> >
> > Garrett
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> You might want to look at erlbench here
> https://github.com/okeuday/erlbench since it has the same basic purpose,
> and allows you to use different compilation methods now (through the
> makefile specifying an optimization level).  The erlbench project is also
> ad-hoc, but it has been enough to produce results in the past.
>
> The other option is trying to use basho_bench here
> https://github.com/basho/basho_bench, if you are testing key/value
> storage.
>
> - Michael
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