[pypy-dev] Idea for speed.pypy.org

Miquel Torres tobami at googlemail.com
Wed Dec 22 09:26:26 CET 2010

so, what about the ai and spectral-norm benchmarks. Anybody can come
up with a description for them?

2010/12/15 Paolo Giarrusso <p.giarrusso at gmail.com>:
> On Mon, Dec 13, 2010 at 09:31, Miquel Torres <tobami at googlemail.com> wrote:
>> Oh, btw., the "normalized" stacked bars now display a warning note
>> about its correctness, and how it must be viewed as giving results a
>> weighting instead of them being normalized. It even includes a link to
>> the proper paper. I hope that is enough for the strict statisticians
>> among us ;-)
> I see. Thanks!
>> See:
>> http://speed.pypy.org/comparison/?exe=1%2B172,3%2B172,1%2BL,3%2BL&ben=1,2,25,3,4,5,22,6,7,8,23,24,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20&env=1&hor=true&bas=2%2B35&chart=stacked+bars
>> PS: there is a bug in the jqPlot plotting library when null values are
>> present. Trying to display PyPy 1.3 results for the newer go, pyflake
>> or  raytrace will create some nasty js loops. It also has problems
>> with autoscaling the axis sometimes.
>> 2010/12/13 Miquel Torres <tobami at googlemail.com>:
>>> Thanks all for the input.
>>> I've compiled a list based on your mails, the Unladen benchmarks page
>>> (http://code.google.com/p/unladen-swallow/wiki/Benchmarks), and the
>>> alioth descriptions. Here is an extract of the current speed.pypy.org
>>> admin:
>>> ai
>>> chaos   Creates chaosgame-like fractals
>>> crypto_pyaes    A pure python implementation of AES
>>> django          Uses the Django template system to build a 150x150-cell HTML table
>>> fannkuch                Indexed-access to tiny integer-sequence. The fannkuch
>>> benchmark is defined by programs in Performing Lisp Analysis of the
>>> FANNKUCH Benchmark, Kenneth R. Anderson and Duane Rettig.
>>> float           Creates an array of points using circular projection and then
>>> normalizes and maximizes them. Floating-point heavy.
>>> go              A go (chess like game) computer player AI.
>>> html5lib        Parses the HTML 5 spec using html5lib
>>> meteor-contest  Searchs for solutions to shape packing puzzle.
>>> nbody_modified          Double-precision N-body simulation. It models the
>>> orbits of Jovian planets, using a simple symplectic-integrator.
>>> pyflate-fast            Stand-alone pure-Python DEFLATE (gzip) and bzip2
>>> decoder/decompressor.
>>> raytrace-simple A raytracer renderer
>>> richards                Medium-sized language benchmark that simulates the task
>>> dispatcher in the kernel of an operating system.
>>> rietveld        A Django application benchmark.
>>> slowspitfire
>>> spambayes       Runs a canned mailbox through a SpamBayes ham/spam classifier
>>> spectral-norm
>>> spitfire        Uses the Spitfire template system to build a 1000x1000-cell HTML table.
>>> spitfire_cstringio      Uses the Spitfire template system to build a
>>> 1000x1000-cell HTML table, using the cstringio module.
>>> telco
>>> twisted_iteration
>>> twisted_names
>>> twisted_pb
>>> twisted_tcp     Connects one Twised client to one Twisted server over TCP
>>> (on the loopback interface) and then writes bytes as fast as it can.
>>> waf     Python-based framework for configuring, compiling and installing
>>> applications. It derives from the concepts of other build tools such
>>> as Scons, Autotools, CMake or Ant.
>>> So the remaining descriptions are
>>> ai
>>> slowspitfire (what is the exact difference between the three spitfire benches?)
>>> spectral-norm
>>> telco
>>> twisted (most of them)
>>> Are the descriptions all right so far?. They can be made much longer
>>> if you deem it desirable.
>>> on speed.pypy.org you will currently see the descriptions in 3 places:
>>> - Changes view: A tooltip on hover over each benchmark
>>> - Timeline: a description box beneath each plot
>>> - Comparison: A tooltip over each benchmark when hovering the
>>> selection menu on the left side.
>>> Any suggestions on how to improve it further are welcome ;-)
>>> Miquel
>>> 2010/12/9 Paolo Giarrusso <p.giarrusso at gmail.com>:
>>>> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 14:14, Leonardo Santagada <santagada at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> Here is a incomplete draft list:
>>>>> [slow]spitfire[cstringio]: Spitfire is a template language, the
>>>>> cstringio version uses a modified engine (that uses cstringio)
>>>>> spambayes: Spambayes is a bayesian spam filter
>>>> Why is [slow]spitfire slower with PyPy? Is it regex-related? I
>>>> remember when, because of this, spambayes was slower (including
>>>> release 1.3, now solved). But for spitfire, 1.3 was faster than 1.4
>>>> and the head (for slowspitfire it's the opposite).
>>>> For the rest, I see no significant case of slowdown of PyPy over time.
>>>> http://speed.pypy.org/comparison/?exe=2%2B35,1%2B41,1%2B172,1%2BL&ben=1,2,25,3,4,5,22,6,7,8,23,24,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,26&env=1&hor=true&bas=2%2B35&chart=normal+bars
>>>> --
>>>> Paolo Giarrusso - Ph.D. Student
>>>> http://www.informatik.uni-marburg.de/~pgiarrusso/
> --
> Paolo Giarrusso - Ph.D. Student
> http://www.informatik.uni-marburg.de/~pgiarrusso/

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