Nim VS Javascript benchmarks

Current benchmark data was generated on Mon Oct 03 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
javascript 1.js 1265ms 5.0ms 244.3MB 1590ms 47ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 3035ms 663ms 359.9MB 2487ms 933ms node 18.10.0
nim 2.nim 3377ms 55ms 34.4MB 3353ms 7ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 3539ms 69ms 35.1MB 3510ms 13ms nim 1.6.8

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 1.js 118ms 2.2ms 98.0MB 107ms 13ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 201ms 4.3ms 84.2MB 180ms 20ms node 18.10.0
nim 2.nim 319ms 3.0ms 5.7MB 307ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 330ms 0.7ms 5.4MB 317ms 0ms nim 1.6.8

coro-prime-sieve

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 1.js 2337ms 24ms 81.3MB 2373ms 47ms node 18.10.0
javascript 1.js 3545ms 74ms 109.4MB 3570ms 23ms bun 0.1.13
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 1.js 225ms 2.2ms 61.9MB 210ms 10ms node 18.10.0
javascript 1.js 254ms 2.7ms 100.1MB 270ms 13ms bun 0.1.13
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

edigits

Input: 250001

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 100000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

fasta

Input: 2500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 257ms 0.4ms 0.7MB 250ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 339ms 2.7ms 1.0MB 327ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 786ms 1.8ms 0.6MB 683ms 80ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 809ms 2.8ms 1.0MB 720ms 70ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 250000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 29ms 0.4ms 0.7MB 20ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 37ms 0.6ms 0.9MB 30ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 83ms 0.4ms 1.0MB 67ms 3ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 84ms 4.0ms 0.7MB 67ms 3ms nim 1.6.8

helloworld

Input: QwQ

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 1.6ms 0.4ms 0.7MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 1.9ms 0.7ms 1.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
javascript 1.js 17ms 2.4ms 52.6MB 10ms 0ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 56ms 0.8ms 42.1MB 40ms 2ms node 18.10.0

http-server

Input: 3000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 731ms 2.3ms 94.2MB 330ms 367ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 735ms 1.5ms 94.3MB 297ms 407ms nim/clang 1.6.8
javascript 1.js 3821ms 46ms 155.1MB 1570ms 320ms node 18.10.0

Input: 500

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 123ms 0.9ms 18.3MB 53ms 57ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 125ms 0.9ms 18.7MB 40ms 67ms nim/clang 1.6.8
javascript 1.js 367ms 4.8ms 73.1MB 350ms 67ms node 18.10.0

lru

Input: 1000 1000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 147ms 0.8ms 1.0MB 140ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 158ms 1.3ms 0.7MB 150ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
javascript 2.js 523ms 5.3ms 107.6MB 517ms 23ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 553ms 2.4ms 148.4MB 557ms 13ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 2.js 792ms 3.7ms 60.7MB 763ms 17ms node 18.10.0
javascript 1.js 1145ms 5.0ms 61.5MB 1113ms 20ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 1000 3000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 434ms 0.5ms 0.9MB 420ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 466ms 0.8ms 0.7MB 457ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
javascript 2.js 1508ms 2.5ms 104.2MB 1513ms 17ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 1588ms 8.2ms 172.8MB 1613ms 30ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 2.js 2202ms 18ms 63.0MB 2180ms 20ms node 18.10.0
javascript 1.js 3262ms 5.5ms 61.7MB 3240ms 17ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 100 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 65ms 0.6ms 1.0MB 53ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 68ms 0.9ms 0.6MB 60ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
javascript 2.js 266ms 2.2ms 96.0MB 257ms 17ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 280ms 1.9ms 113.7MB 280ms 13ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 2.js 415ms 3.4ms 50.6MB 403ms 3ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim 419ms 6.5ms 1.0MB 407ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 448ms 0.6ms 0.7MB 440ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
javascript 1.js 449ms 5.1ms 49.6MB 430ms 0ms node 18.10.0

mandelbrot

Input: 5000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 575ms 0.8ms 4.9MB 563ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 996ms 0.9ms 4.5MB 983ms 0ms nim 1.6.8

Input: 1000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 27ms 0.3ms 2.0MB 20ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 44ms 0.9ms 0.7MB 33ms 0ms nim 1.6.8

merkletrees

Input: 17

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 1.js 755ms 12ms 157.4MB 853ms 30ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 804ms 2.4ms 121.5MB 813ms 53ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim 1605ms 45ms 34.8MB 1583ms 3ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 1659ms 3.2ms 35.1MB 1637ms 3ms nim 1.6.8

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 1.js 171ms 2.7ms 106.6MB 160ms 17ms bun 0.1.13
javascript 1.js 249ms 2.4ms 88.9MB 240ms 20ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim 340ms 1.1ms 9.9MB 327ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 359ms 2.9ms 9.3MB 343ms 0ms nim 1.6.8

nbody

Input: 5000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 405ms 1.0ms 1.0MB 393ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 428ms 0.3ms 1.0MB 413ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
javascript 6.js 622ms 7.0ms 47.2MB 603ms 7ms node 18.10.0
javascript 6.js 1030ms 27ms 66.5MB 1023ms 7ms bun 0.1.13

Input: 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 46ms 0.7ms 1.0MB 37ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 47ms 4.8ms 1.0MB 33ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
javascript 6.js 123ms 0.2ms 47.2MB 107ms 7ms node 18.10.0
javascript 6.js 128ms 5.6ms 67.2MB 117ms 10ms bun 0.1.13

nsieve

Input: 12

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 2.nim 588ms 1.8ms 6.4MB 577ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 642ms 0.9ms 6.0MB 630ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 665ms 15ms 41.1MB 643ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 734ms 6.6ms 40.6MB 713ms 3ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 10

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 122ms 0.5ms 11.1MB 110ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 128ms 0.3ms 11.4MB 117ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 140ms 0.6ms 3.2MB 130ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 2.nim 153ms 1.0ms 2.9MB 140ms 0ms nim 1.6.8

pidigits

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 3.js timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 3.js 1602ms 6.2ms 63.3MB 1587ms 13ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

regex-redux

Input: 2500000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 2569ms 0.7ms 167.2MB 2520ms 30ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 2574ms 3.7ms 167.2MB 2527ms 33ms nim 1.6.8

Input: 250000_in

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 265ms 1.4ms 17.0MB 250ms 3ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 266ms 2.0ms 16.7MB 250ms 3ms nim 1.6.8

spectral-norm

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 6-m.js 2766ms 1.8ms 71.4MB 5200ms 23ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim 4121ms 3.1ms 1.9MB 4107ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 4122ms 2.2ms 1.8MB 4107ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
javascript 6-m.js 862ms 8.2ms 70.8MB 1520ms 17ms node 18.10.0
nim 1.nim 1032ms 0.1ms 1.0MB 1020ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 1032ms 0.5ms 0.9MB 1020ms 0ms nim 1.6.8

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
nim 1.nim 260ms 0.9ms 1.0MB 250ms 0ms nim 1.6.8
nim 1.nim 261ms 1.0ms 1.0MB 250ms 0ms nim/clang 1.6.8
javascript 6-m.js 398ms 6.9ms 69.1MB 583ms 20ms node 18.10.0