Go VS C benchmarks

Current benchmark data was generated on Fri May 20 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
go 1.go 3208ms 18ms 45.7MB 4603ms 63ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 4543ms 15ms 39.4MB 4520ms 7ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 282ms 9.2ms 8.2MB 330ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 360ms 1.9ms 6.3MB 350ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

coro-prime-sieve

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1-m.go 838ms 145ms 13.6MB 1630ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 1779ms 20ms 257.5MB 1707ms 57ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1-m.go 62ms 0.8ms 5.4MB 97ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 275ms 1.2ms 66.3MB 257ms 3ms tinygo 0.23.0

edigits

Input: 250001

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 170ms 2.3ms 8.4MB 160ms 0ms go 1.18.2

Input: 100000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 53ms 0.8ms 7.2MB 40ms 0ms go 1.18.2

fannkuch-redux

Input: 11

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3-m.go 1435ms 21ms 4.9MB 2760ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 3.go 2953ms 2.1ms 49.1MB 2937ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 10

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3-m.go 146ms 1.6ms 4.9MB 220ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 3.go 333ms 0.7ms 48.9MB 317ms 3ms tinygo 0.23.0

fasta

Input: 2500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3-m.go 250ms 1.9ms 2.9MB 453ms 3ms go 1.18.2

Input: 250000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go 32ms 0.5ms 2.9MB 37ms 0ms go 1.18.2

helloworld

Input: QwQ

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 0.7ms 0.1ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
c 1.c 1.5ms 0.5ms 0.6MB 0ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 1.c 2.2ms 0.7ms 2.3MB 0ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 1.c 2.8ms 1.5ms 1.1MB 0ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
go 1.go 2.9ms 0.3ms 2.8MB 0ms 0ms go 1.18.2

http-server

Input: 3000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1-http2.go 207ms 52ms 54.5MB 287ms 33ms go 1.18.2
go 2-m.go 548ms 19ms 165.5MB 467ms 393ms go 1.18.2
go 1-m.go 624ms 90ms 186.4MB 577ms 403ms go 1.18.2

Input: 500

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1-http2.go 30ms 19ms 20.5MB 35ms 15ms go 1.18.2
go 2.go 124ms 16ms 39.2MB 77ms 53ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 137ms 2.7ms 38.9MB 93ms 50ms go 1.18.2

json-serde

Input: sample 5000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 2-ffi.go 81ms 2.9ms 45.2MB 67ms 7ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 171ms 3.0ms 20.4MB 163ms 3ms go 1.18.2

Input: canada 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 2-ffi.go 385ms 6.8ms 211.3MB 387ms 40ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 1052ms 3.0ms 110.5MB 1023ms 40ms go 1.18.2

knucleotide

Input: 2500000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 1-m.c 244ms 1.5ms 23.6MB 407ms 13ms gcc 12.1.0
c 1-m.c 580ms 38ms 20.2MB 900ms 13ms clang 11.0.0
go 7-m.go 1495ms 29ms 39.7MB 2737ms 40ms go 1.18.2

Input: 250000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 1.c 34ms 1.4ms 12.8MB 40ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 1-m.c 66ms 3.4ms 9.6MB 100ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
go 7-m.go 229ms 1.6ms 21.5MB 353ms 20ms go 1.18.2

lru

Input: 1000 1000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go 165ms 0.4ms 2.0MB 153ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 3.go 173ms 2.5ms 2.9MB 160ms 0ms go 1.18.2

Input: 1000 3000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go 490ms 0.9ms 2.0MB 480ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 3.go 506ms 3.4ms 2.9MB 490ms 0ms go 1.18.2

Input: 100 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go 80ms 0.2ms 0.0MB 70ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 3.go 90ms 0.8ms 3.8MB 80ms 0ms go 1.18.2

mandelbrot

Input: 5000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 4108ms 1.3ms 7.3MB 4090ms 7ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 174ms 2.1ms 4.9MB 160ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 245ms 0.5ms 2.0MB 233ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

merkletrees

Input: 17

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 2093ms 7.9ms 40.0MB 2973ms 50ms go 1.18.2
go 2.go 2355ms 17ms 49.2MB 3370ms 53ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 4907ms 0.8ms 160.4MB 4863ms 27ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 2.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 433ms 9.3ms 12.2MB 590ms 10ms go 1.18.2
go 2.go 497ms 3.8ms 12.9MB 697ms 7ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 861ms 4.0ms 38.3MB 843ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 2.go 1481ms 5.6ms 38.6MB 1467ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

nbody

Input: 5000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 5.c 321ms 0.9ms 1.0MB 310ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 8-i.c 346ms 2.4ms 1.1MB 333ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 8-i.c 365ms 0.6ms 0.9MB 357ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 5.c 368ms 1.3ms 1.1MB 360ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 8-i.c 375ms 0.5ms 0.6MB 363ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 2.c 397ms 0.5ms 0.6MB 390ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 5.c 401ms 0.7ms 0.6MB 390ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 2.c 412ms 6.0ms 1.1MB 393ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
go 1.go 456ms 2.9ms 2.8MB 447ms 0ms go 1.18.2
c 2.c 624ms 0.6ms 1.0MB 613ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
go 1.go 844ms 2.5ms 2.0MB 830ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 5.c 36ms 1.0ms 0.9MB 27ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 8-i.c 39ms 2.0ms 1.1MB 30ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 8-i.c 39ms 0.1ms 0.9MB 30ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 8-i.c 40ms 0.3ms 0.6MB 30ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 5.c 40ms 0.4ms 1.1MB 30ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 2.c 43ms 1.0ms 0.6MB 30ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 2.c 44ms 0.7ms 1.1MB 30ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 5.c 45ms 5.2ms 0.6MB 30ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
go 1.go 52ms 0.6ms 2.8MB 37ms 0ms go 1.18.2
c 2.c 65ms 0.3ms 1.0MB 53ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
go 1.go 87ms 1.1ms 2.0MB 80ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

nsieve

Input: 12

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 2.go 646ms 5.3ms 17.4MB 637ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
c 1.c 795ms 30ms 40.2MB 770ms 10ms zigcc 0.10.0
c 1.c 813ms 6.4ms 40.8MB 770ms 27ms clang 11.0.0
go 1.go 821ms 37ms 73.6MB 800ms 3ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 864ms 3.5ms 42.3MB 847ms 3ms tinygo 0.23.0
c 1.c 905ms 22ms 41.1MB 880ms 10ms gcc 12.1.0
go 2.go 929ms 3.5ms 20.1MB 923ms 0ms go 1.18.2

Input: 10

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 1.c 119ms 2.7ms 10.9MB 107ms 0ms zigcc 0.10.0
go 1.go 120ms 1.0ms 21.9MB 103ms 3ms go 1.18.2
c 1.c 122ms 0.2ms 11.6MB 107ms 3ms clang 11.0.0
c 1.c 122ms 2.7ms 11.9MB 107ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
go 1.go 133ms 1.9ms 13.3MB 117ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 2.go 154ms 2.0ms 5.6MB 140ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 2.go 221ms 2.3ms 9.5MB 210ms 0ms go 1.18.2

pidigits

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 8.go 1377ms 4.0ms 8.6MB 1357ms 3ms go 1.18.2

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 8.go 329ms 1.8ms 8.5MB 310ms 0ms go 1.18.2

regex-redux

Input: 2500000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 3.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 250000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go 2553ms 26ms 18.0MB 2543ms 17ms go 1.18.2
go 3.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

secp256k1

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 0-ffi.go 172ms 1.0ms 9.7MB 157ms 7ms go 1.18.2

Input: 500

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 0-ffi.go 56ms 1.5ms 9.5MB 43ms 0ms go 1.18.2

spectral-norm

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 4-m.c 1406ms 13ms 1.0MB 2743ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 6-im.c 1593ms 20ms 1.0MB 3113ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 4-m.c 1748ms 12ms 3.1MB 3420ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 6-im.c 1749ms 15ms 2.8MB 3407ms 3ms clang 11.0.0
c 5-im.c 1850ms 3.6ms 1.0MB 3640ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 5-im.c 2045ms 10ms 3.1MB 4003ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 3-m.c 2221ms 8.6ms 3.1MB 4363ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 3-m.c 2224ms 11ms 0.9MB 4360ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
go 4-m.go 2513ms 5.8ms 5.3MB 4870ms 7ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 4978ms 9.8ms 5.4MB 4963ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 4-m.c 360ms 2.2ms 1.0MB 683ms 3ms gcc 12.1.0
c 6-im.c 405ms 1.3ms 1.0MB 780ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 6-im.c 445ms 3.9ms 3.0MB 847ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 4-m.c 452ms 12ms 2.9MB 857ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 5-im.c 473ms 1.8ms 1.0MB 910ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 5-im.c 519ms 5.0ms 3.1MB 1003ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 3-m.c 561ms 1.6ms 1.0MB 1087ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 3-m.c 568ms 2.9ms 3.0MB 1087ms 3ms clang 11.0.0
go 4-m.go 636ms 1.3ms 3.3MB 1207ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 1246ms 1.8ms 3.3MB 1230ms 3ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 2576ms 0.3ms 0.0MB 2567ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
c 4-m.c 97ms 0.5ms 1.0MB 170ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 6-im.c 110ms 2.4ms 1.0MB 200ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 6-im.c 120ms 2.3ms 3.1MB 213ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 4-m.c 121ms 3.5ms 3.1MB 213ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 5-im.c 127ms 0.7ms 1.0MB 230ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
c 5-im.c 142ms 5.1ms 3.0MB 250ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 3-m.c 151ms 1.4ms 3.0MB 273ms 0ms clang 11.0.0
c 3-m.c 151ms 1.6ms 1.0MB 273ms 0ms gcc 12.1.0
go 4-m.go 168ms 1.2ms 2.8MB 300ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 317ms 2.2ms 2.8MB 303ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 647ms 0.4ms 2.0MB 640ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0