Perl VS Go 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
go 1.go 3203ms 14ms 45.3MB 4650ms 50ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 1.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 267ms 12ms 8.2MB 310ms 3ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 418ms 1.6ms 6.6MB 410ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 1.pl 1991ms 5.7ms 14.4MB 1973ms 3ms perl 5.34.1

fasta

Input: 2500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3-m.go 209ms 1.8ms 2.9MB 370ms 0ms go 1.18.2
perl 1.pl 3920ms 281ms 10.8MB 3900ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

Input: 250000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 3.go 27ms 0.6ms 2.9MB 33ms 0ms go 1.18.2
perl 1.pl 435ms 1.0ms 6.6MB 420ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

helloworld

Input: QwQ

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 1.1ms 0.5ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
go 1.go 3.0ms 0.5ms 2.8MB 0ms 0ms go 1.18.2
perl 1.pl 4.2ms 1.5ms 5.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

nbody

Input: 5000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 443ms 3.4ms 4.8MB 430ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 705ms 0.5ms 0.0MB 697ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 2.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

Input: 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 1.go 54ms 2.0ms 2.8MB 43ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 74ms 1.3ms 0.0MB 60ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 2.pl 3045ms 197ms 6.3MB 3027ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

spectral-norm

Input: 8000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 4-m.go 2219ms 4.5ms 5.3MB 4303ms 3ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 4402ms 2.2ms 5.3MB 4397ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 4.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 4-m.go 568ms 0.8ms 3.3MB 1077ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 1113ms 2.6ms 3.3MB 1097ms 3ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 4.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.34.1

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
go 4-m.go 151ms 1.3ms 2.8MB 267ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 284ms 0.9ms 2.8MB 270ms 0ms go 1.18.2
go 1.go 1604ms 0.3ms 0.0MB 1590ms 0ms tinygo 0.23.0
perl 4-m.pl 4778ms 29ms 9.4MB 8997ms 0ms perl 5.34.1