On Feb 25, 2015 12:10 PM, "Charles R Harris" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2015 at 11:23 AM, Pauli Virtanen <email@example.com> wrote:
>> 25.02.2015, 19:59, Pauli Virtanen kirjoitti:
>> > 25.02.2015, 07:11, Nathaniel Smith kirjoitti:
>> >> Not sure if this is a full GSoC but it would be good to get the benchmarks
>> >> into the numpy repository, so we can start asking people who submit
>> >> optimizations to submit new benchmarks as part of the PR (just like other
>> >> changes require tests).
>> > This may be relevant in this respect:
>> > https://github.com/scipy/scipy/pull/4501
>> Ok, I didn't read the thread. The vbench benchmarks seem to not be so
>> many and could probably be ported to asv fairly quickly. The bigger job
>> is in setting up and maintaining a host that runs them periodically.
>> Also, asv doesn't (yet) do branches.
> I would expect a GSOC student to also write some benchmarks. Anyone have thoughts/ideas on hosting?
One possibility is Rackspace, who seem keen to hand out ~unlimited amounts of computing resources to FOSS projects. (I think their default is $10,000/mo/project worth of VMs/storage/etc.) Of course one has to be a bit careful running benchmarks on virtual hardware...