Crystal VS Zig benchmarks

Current benchmark data was generated on Thu Sep 22 2022, full log can be found HERE

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[x86_64][2 cores] Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8370C CPU @ 2.80GHz (Model 106)

* -m in a file name stands for multi-threading or multi-processing

* -i in a file name stands for direct intrinsics usage. (Usage of simd intrinsics via libraries is not counted)

* -ffi in a file name stands for non-stdlib FFI usage

* (You may find time < time(user) + time(sys) for some non-parallelized programs, the overhead is from GC or JIT compiler, which are allowed to take advantage of multi-cores as that's more close to real-world scenarios.)

binarytrees

Input: 18

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 1541ms 5.5ms 66.2MB 1840ms 17ms crystal 1.5.1
zig 1.zig 2143ms 29ms 49.2MB 2117ms 10ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 131ms 0.2ms 13.1MB 140ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
zig 1.zig 178ms 0.4ms 7.1MB 160ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0

coro-prime-sieve

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 1972ms 20ms 22.3MB 1920ms 30ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 110ms 4.1ms 7.6MB 97ms 3ms crystal 1.5.1

edigits

Input: 250001

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 85ms 3.4ms 9.2MB 70ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
zig 1.zig 3835ms 5.0ms 2.7MB 3793ms 20ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0

Input: 100000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 31ms 0.4ms 7.0MB 20ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
zig 1.zig 637ms 0.2ms 2.1MB 613ms 7ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0

fannkuch-redux

Input: 11

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2-m.zig 1337ms 9.6ms 0.6MB 2607ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 3-i.zig 1541ms 1.6ms 0.6MB 1530ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 2.zig 2458ms 0.5ms 0.6MB 2447ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 3438ms 7.2ms 0.6MB 3427ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 3970ms 6.7ms 3.0MB 3957ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 10

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2-m.zig 126ms 2.8ms 0.7MB 220ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 3-i.zig 133ms 3.3ms 0.6MB 120ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 2.zig 208ms 0.4ms 0.6MB 200ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 287ms 0.4ms 0.6MB 280ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 323ms 0.4ms 3.0MB 310ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

fasta

Input: 2500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 155ms 0.5ms 0.6MB 147ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 2.cr 859ms 3.2ms 5.6MB 750ms 97ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 1059ms 1.3ms 16.7MB 903ms 140ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 250000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 18ms 0.7ms 0.6MB 10ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 2.cr 91ms 1.0ms 5.3MB 70ms 3ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 111ms 0.2ms 4.6MB 87ms 10ms crystal 1.5.1

helloworld

Input: QwQ

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 2.3ms 0.6ms 0.6MB 0ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 4.6ms 2.2ms 3.1MB 0ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

http-server

Input: 3000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 3369ms 198ms 152.7MB 297ms 283ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 500

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 1173ms 102ms 32.3MB 40ms 40ms crystal 1.5.1

lru

Input: 1000 1000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 46ms 0.9ms 2.8MB 33ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 0-unsafe.cr 61ms 0.9ms 5.0MB 50ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 108ms 0.4ms 3.0MB 97ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 1000 3000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 132ms 5.1ms 2.7MB 120ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 0-unsafe.cr 174ms 0.5ms 3.1MB 160ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 312ms 1.3ms 3.0MB 300ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 100 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 21ms 0.8ms 1.5MB 10ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 0-unsafe.cr 31ms 0.8ms 5.0MB 20ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 55ms 2.1ms 3.1MB 47ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

mandelbrot

Input: 5000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 423ms 0.3ms 4.2MB 410ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 994ms 0.9ms 7.6MB 980ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 20ms 0.6ms 1.4MB 10ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 46ms 0.5ms 6.4MB 40ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

merkletrees

Input: 17

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 1083ms 49ms 64.3MB 1230ms 23ms crystal 1.5.1
zig 1.zig 1098ms 74ms 41.1MB 1073ms 10ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 207ms 6.9ms 17.5MB 223ms 3ms crystal 1.5.1
zig 1.zig 211ms 0.3ms 11.3MB 197ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0

nbody

Input: 5000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2.zig 302ms 0.8ms 0.6MB 290ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 367ms 2.3ms 0.6MB 357ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 516ms 4.8ms 2.9MB 500ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 2.cr 540ms 0.7ms 2.9MB 530ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2.zig 32ms 0.2ms 0.6MB 20ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 42ms 5.2ms 0.6MB 33ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 56ms 1.6ms 3.0MB 50ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 2.cr 60ms 2.8ms 2.9MB 43ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

nsieve

Input: 12

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2.zig 419ms 0.8ms 6.0MB 410ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 2.cr 467ms 2.2ms 9.8MB 453ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 851ms 16ms 42.7MB 827ms 7ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 10

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2.zig 95ms 0.9ms 2.6MB 87ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 2.cr 108ms 0.2ms 4.4MB 97ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1
crystal 1.cr 151ms 1.6ms 12.9MB 137ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

pidigits

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 2205ms 6.2ms 2.3MB 2177ms 10ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 2779ms 53ms 9.0MB 3030ms 280ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 1.zig 497ms 1.0ms 1.9MB 483ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 644ms 5.5ms 5.3MB 670ms 70ms crystal 1.5.1

regex-redux

Input: 2500000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 2474ms 0.8ms 196.1MB 2397ms 57ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 250000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
crystal 1.cr 256ms 2.5ms 24.5MB 237ms 3ms crystal 1.5.1

spectral-norm

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2-m.zig 1073ms 15ms 1.8MB 2057ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 2.zig 2061ms 0.6ms 0.6MB 2050ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 4579ms 4.9ms 1.6MB 4560ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2-m.zig 277ms 1.7ms 0.8MB 507ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 2.zig 517ms 0.6ms 0.6MB 503ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 1146ms 0.7ms 0.6MB 1140ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 1510ms 2.5ms 5.8MB 1493ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
zig 2-m.zig 76ms 0.7ms 0.8MB 120ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 2.zig 131ms 0.3ms 0.6MB 120ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
zig 1.zig 289ms 0.3ms 0.6MB 280ms 0ms zig 0.10.0-dev.4060+61aaef0b0
crystal 1.cr 382ms 1.3ms 3.8MB 370ms 0ms crystal 1.5.1