The Computer Language
Benchmarks Game

Smalltalk VW programs versus Python 3

by benchmark task performance

spectral-norm
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 111.83 31,368 438 111.78 0% 1% 0% 100%
Python 3 1,105.41 7,120 328 1,105.02 1% 0% 0% 100%
binary-trees
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 65.30 319,024 722 65.23 0% 0% 1% 100%
Python 3 497.80 482,656 596 497.40 1% 1% 1% 100%
fannkuch-redux
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 601.17 24,620 838 600.95 0% 1% 1% 100%
Python 3 2,464.08 44,564 944 2,463.20 1% 0% 0% 100%
n-body
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 313.46 27,100 1652 313.33 0% 1% 1% 100%
Python 3 1,024.87 6,324 1228 1,024.54 1% 0% 1% 100%
fasta
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 46.72 27,040 1315 46.70 1% 1% 0% 100%
Python 3 122.25 6,508 977 122.19 1% 1% 1% 100%
mandelbrot
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 1,023.71 24,856 467 1,023.28 0% 1% 1% 100%
Python 3 1,209.01 40,500 686 1,208.52 1% 0% 1% 100%
k-nucleotide
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 283.39 348,764 1153 283.05 0% 1% 1% 100%
Python 3 317.42 219,028 1937 317.16 0% 1% 1% 100%
reverse-complement
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 28.16 385,128 754 28.14 0% 1% 1% 100%
Python 3 5.54 262,360 800 5.53 1% 1% 1% 100%
pidigits
source secs mem gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 25.20 30,020 652 25.19 0% 1% 1% 100%
Python 3 4.47 8,308 382 4.46 0% 36% 63% 100%
Smalltalk VW

VisualWorks® Personal Use Edition Release 8.1.1 of March 10, 2016

Python 3

Python 3.5.0 (default, Sep 14 2015, 09:36:50) [GCC 4.9.2] on linux