Python speed

beliavsky at beliavsky at
Fri Aug 7 18:57:26 CEST 2015

On Friday, August 7, 2015 at 10:08:37 AM UTC-4, roge... at wrote:
> Can anyone compare PyNum calculation speed to Fortran?
> This is for a number crunching program working with large files.
> Roger

Did you mean NumPy? It depends on the program. Here are two posts that compared speeds.

Comparing Python, NumPy, Matlab, Fortran, etc. (2009)

Optimizing Python in the Real World: NumPy, Numba, and the NUFFT (2015)

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