[erlang-questions] [ANN] Silly benchmarking

Richard Carlsson <>
Tue Apr 30 21:17:22 CEST 2013


And here's my unfinished benchmarking project:

   https://github.com/richcarl/berk

    /Richard

On 2013-04-30 20:32, Michael Truog wrote:
> Thank you for mentioning ecriterion
> (https://github.com/jlouis/ecriterion/), I hadn't seen that previously.
> It doesn't seem to have any tests or analysis yet, but I think it would
> be great if we could get a common Erlang testing project going.
>
> On 04/30/2013 11:11 AM, Erik Søe Sørensen wrote:
>>
>> 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" <
>> <mailto:>>:
>>
>>     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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