[Python-Dev] Is there any fun with benchmarks

Nick Coghlan ncoghlan at gmail.com
Wed Jun 22 15:24:38 CEST 2011

On Wed, Jun 22, 2011 at 10:47 PM, anatoly techtonik <techtonik at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wonder if upcoming speed.python.org has any means to validate these
> claims for different Python releases?
> Is there any place where I can upload my two to compare performance?
> Are there any instructions how to create such snippets and add/enhance
> dataset for them?
> Any plans or opinions if that will be useful or not?

The timeit module handles microbenchmarks on short snippets without
any real problems. speed.python.org is about *macro* benchmarks -
getting a feel for the overall interpreter performance under a variety
of real world workflows.


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