python speed

bearophileHUGS at lycos.com bearophileHUGS at lycos.com
Sat Jan 7 03:35:46 CET 2006


It seems that Java JDK 1.4 (-server) HotSpot compiler sometimes (in
this test, on this computer, etc.) can produce programs faster than C
and Fortran ones in n-body simulations and similar stuff:

http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/gp4/benchmark.php?test=nbody&lang=all
http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/gp4/benchmark.php?test=spectralnorm&lang=all

So maybe PyPy can become quite fast too.

Bye,
bearophile




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