Parrot Benchmarking

Joshua Juran jjuran at
Thu Nov 25 00:05:42 UTC 2010

On Nov 23, 2010, at 6:43 AM, Jon Gentle wrote:

> There was some discussions last week about the speed of parrot and  
> being able to benchmark it.  As it turns out, I had time for a quick  
> and dirty project, so I built .  I  
> whipped up a quick sqlite database and catalyst app, and thanks to  
> dukeleto, I'm using Tool::Bench to actually generate the  
> benchmarks.  I've posted the code onto github at 
>  and I went ahead and attempted to populate it with benchmarks from  
> each release tag since 2.0.0.
> Obviously, it's still pretty young and it has a few flaws.
> If anyone has any questions or suggestions, I'm all ears.  Even  
> better, pull requests are welcomed.

It doesn't degrade gracefully in the absence of Javascript.  A static  
image would be a useful compromise, and failing that, a rationale  
might be appropriate.


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