[Python-Dev] The untuned tunable parameter ARENA_SIZE

Larry Hastings larry at hastings.org
Thu Jun 1 03:39:05 EDT 2017

On 06/01/2017 12:38 AM, Larry Hastings wrote:
> I propose we make the arena size larger.  By how much?  I asked Victor 
> to run some benchmarks with arenas of 1mb, 2mb, and 4mb. The results 
> with 1mb and 2mb were mixed, but his benchmarks with a 4mb arena size 
> showed measurable (>5%) speedups on ten benchmarks and no slowdowns.

Oh, sorry!  Meant to add: thanks, Victor, for running these benchmarks 
for me!

Where are my manners?!

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