Perl VS Lua benchmarks

Current benchmark data was generated on Wed Sep 28 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
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-beta3
perl 1.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

Input: 15

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 426ms 22ms 25.1MB 410ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0-beta3
lua 1.lua 1044ms 6.9ms 17.3MB 1023ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
perl 1.pl 2227ms 34ms 14.3MB 2210ms 3ms perl 5.36.0

fasta

Input: 2500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
perl 1.pl 4468ms 9.7ms 11.0MB 4450ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

Input: 250000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
perl 1.pl 458ms 5.1ms 6.7MB 447ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

helloworld

Input: QwQ

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 1.7ms 0.6ms 2.2MB 0ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0-beta3
perl 1.pl 2.7ms 0.5ms 5.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.36.0
lua 1.lua 2.8ms 0.5ms 1.1MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4

nbody

Input: 5000000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 4.lua 1094ms 2.2ms 2.4MB 1083ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0-beta3
lua 4.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
perl 2.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

Input: 500000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 4.lua 115ms 1.3ms 1.0MB 110ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0-beta3
lua 4.lua 1177ms 5.5ms 1.1MB 1163ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
perl 2.pl 3222ms 3.3ms 6.6MB 3210ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

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-beta3
perl 4.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

Input: 4000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 1550ms 1.3ms 2.4MB 1540ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0-beta3
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
perl 4.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.36.0

Input: 2000

lang code time stddev peak-mem mem time(user) time(sys) compiler compiler/runtime
lua 1.lua 390ms 0.9ms 1.1MB 380ms 0ms luajit 2.1.0-beta3
lua 1.lua timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms lua 5.4.4
perl 4.pl timeout 0.0ms 0.0MB 0ms 0ms perl 5.36.0