Lua VS Ocaml benchmarks

Current benchmark data was generated on Wed May 25 2022, full log can be found HERE

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[x86_64][2 cores] Intel(R) Xeon(R) Platinum 8272CL CPU @ 2.60GHz (Model 85)

* -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
ocaml 1.ml 4123ms 259ms 120.7MB 4060ms 43ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
ocaml 1.ml 285ms 2.1ms 17.4MB 267ms 3ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua 542ms 22ms 25.2MB 523ms 7ms luajit 2.1.0
lua 1.lua 1204ms 6.2ms 17.3MB 1183ms 3ms lua 5.4.4

helloworld

Input: QwQ

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 2.1ms 0.7ms 2.2MB 0ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0
ocaml 1.ml 2.3ms 0.4ms 2.9MB 0ms 0ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua 3.1ms 1.1ms 1.1MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4

merkletrees

Input: 17

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
ocaml 1.ml 1709ms 12ms 62.6MB 1673ms 17ms ocaml 4.14.0
ocaml 2.ml 2842ms 3.0ms 71.2MB 2803ms 20ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
ocaml 1.ml 205ms 0.5ms 18.6MB 180ms 10ms ocaml 4.14.0
ocaml 2.ml 460ms 5.6ms 25.2MB 440ms 3ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua 2331ms 46ms 35.3MB 2293ms 17ms luajit 2.1.0
lua 1.lua 3310ms 64ms 41.5MB 3277ms 20ms lua 5.4.4

nbody

Input: 5000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
ocaml 1.ml 526ms 39ms 2.4MB 513ms 0ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 4.lua 1120ms 8.4ms 1.1MB 1107ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0
lua 4.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4

Input: 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
ocaml 1.ml 59ms 0.6ms 2.6MB 50ms 0ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 4.lua 116ms 1.0ms 1.0MB 100ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0
lua 4.lua 1449ms 38ms 1.1MB 1433ms 0ms lua 5.4.4

spectral-norm

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0
ocaml 2.ml timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms ocaml 4.14.0

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
ocaml 2.ml 1344ms 0.8ms 3.4MB 1330ms 0ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua 1357ms 86ms 2.4MB 1347ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 325ms 27ms 2.4MB 313ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0
ocaml 2.ml 385ms 0.1ms 3.1MB 373ms 0ms ocaml 4.14.0
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4

coro-prime-sieve

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 579ms 3.1ms 5.0MB 567ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 38ms 2.0ms 3.0MB 27ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0