regex-dna benchmark ≈50MB N=5,000,000

Each chart bar shows how many times slower, one ↓ regex-dna program was, compared to the fastest program.

These are not the only programs that could be written. These are not the only compilers and interpreters. These are not the only programming languages.

Column × shows how many times more each program used compared to the benchmark program that used least.

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  ×   Program Source Code CPU secs Elapsed secs Memory KB Code B ≈ CPU Load
1.0JavaScript V8 #2 3.443.45584,372373  0% 1% 1% 100%
1.5C++ g++ #2 5.225.22202,556695  1% 1% 0% 100%
1.5C++ g++ 5.225.23197,900648  1% 1% 1% 100%
1.5C gcc 5.225.23321,9082579  1% 0% 1% 100%
2.0Hack #3 7.047.05238,600456  0% 1% 1% 100%
2.0Hack #2 7.057.05248,828446  1% 1% 1% 100%
2.1Hack 3.987.39236,540787  1% 1% 1% 100%
2.2Hack #4 7.457.46181,356832  1% 1% 1% 100%
3.7C++ g++ #4 12.6212.6397,0601759  0% 1% 1% 100%
5.2Ada 2005 GNAT #5 17.7417.76123,8643492  0% 1% 1% 100%
5.5OCaml #2 19.0319.06511,660615  0% 0% 0% 100%
5.6OCaml 19.2219.25511,7241502  0% 0% 0% 100%
5.6OCaml #3 19.2219.26511,7121014  0% 0% 0% 100%
5.6Lua #3 19.2619.27346,052669  0% 0% 0% 100%
6.1Java  #8 20.9420.95567,2761377  2% 9% 1% 100%
6.7OCaml #4 1.4423.16264,7441050  0% 0% 0% 100%
6.7Python 3 23.0823.19257,976478  0% 1% 1% 100%
6.7Java  #5 23.1823.19766,072929  1% 1% 0% 100%
6.7C gcc #4 23.2223.2387,9321525  0% 1% 1% 100%
6.8Java  #7 23.3023.31566,6281284  1% 1% 0% 100%
6.8Ada 2005 GNAT #6 23.3523.38112,8043740  1% 0% 0% 100%
6.8Java  #4 23.4623.47842,236921  1% 0% 0% 100%
6.9Python 3 #5 23.5823.61326,820424  0% 0% 1% 100%
7.1Scala #2 24.5224.53655,868668  1% 0% 1% 100%
7.3Ruby #6 25.2325.24145,012442  0% 0% 1% 100%
7.4Clojure #4 25.3225.34691,820707  1% 1% 0% 100%
7.6C++ g++ #3 26.0326.05177,352844  0% 1% 1% 100%
7.6PHP #3 26.3426.35219,356459  0% 1% 0% 100%
7.7PHP #4 26.4426.47151,124832  0% 0% 0% 100%
7.7PHP 12.0626.53200,280788  0% 0% 0% 100%
7.7Haskell GHC #2 26.5326.54335,6441518  0% 1% 1% 100%
8.1Scala #5 27.7827.80466,3401704  0% 1% 0% 100%
8.3Ruby #5 28.6528.66155,324343  1% 1% 0% 100%
8.3Ruby #8 28.6528.66118,456529  1% 1% 0% 100%
8.5Ruby #7 29.3129.32253,888507  1% 0% 0% 100%
8.7C gcc #2 30.0430.06126,7641099  1% 1% 1% 100%
8.9Perl #2 30.6930.72139,344527  0% 0% 0% 100%
9.0Lua #2 30.9931.01349,596596  0% 0% 0% 100%
9.6Ruby #2 32.9432.96291,952417  1% 1% 0% 100%
9.6Erlang HiPE #6 32.9632.97236,2881058  1% 0% 0% 100%
9.7Java  #2 33.3433.36763,2721534  1% 1% 1% 100%
9.8Ruby #3 33.5933.61301,104501  1% 0% 0% 100%
10PHP #2 34.1734.19207,884449  0% 0% 0% 100%
10Rust 35.1535.17222,140763  0% 1% 1% 100%
11Scala 37.2237.25861,140611  0% 1% 1% 100%
12Racket 40.1040.13713,892527  0% 0% 1% 100%
12Ruby JRuby #5 40.4540.48981,456343  1% 0% 0% 100%
12Ruby JRuby #6 42.7142.75976,416442  0% 0% 1% 100%
13Clojure #3 43.0743.11782,528710  0% 1% 1% 100%
13Lisp SBCL #3 43.7943.82566,7841948  1% 1% 1% 100%
13Lua 44.3444.38467,336437  0% 0% 0% 100%
13Ruby 45.5945.62267,608308  1% 1% 0% 100%
14Go #2 47.3447.37523,244789  1% 1% 0% 100%
18Perl #4 60.2860.31188,604440  0% 0% 0% 100%
18F# Mono #4 61.4961.52989,852899  1% 1% 0% 100%
18F# Mono 62.5062.53996,140639  0% 1% 1% 100%
18F# Mono #3 63.2763.302,387,044870  0% 1% 0% 100%
19C# Mono #6 65.8065.84271,844638  0% 1% 1% 100%
19C# Mono #2 66.5066.53275,404594  0% 0% 1% 100%
19C# Mono 67.0567.09611,776624  0% 1% 0% 100%
20F# Mono #2 67.4767.50834,448413  0% 1% 0% 100%
21Ruby JRuby 72.5772.632,048,076308  1% 0% 0% 100%
25Go #8 86.1386.17508,876785  0% 1% 0% 100%
25Go #7 86.3886.42554,256652  1% 1% 0% 100%
35Go 120.81120.87548,932733  1% 0% 1% 100%
76Ruby JRuby #7 261.66261.78781,332507  0% 1% 1% 100%
102Smalltalk VisualWorks 5 min5 min356,756584  0% 0% 0% 100%
114Ruby JRuby #2 6 min6 min2,150,896417  0% 1% 1% 100%
119Ruby JRuby #3 6 min6 min2,152,332501  1% 0% 0% 100%
Dart #2 Timed Out1h 00 min648
Erlang HiPE Timed Out10 min622
Java  #6 Failed1410
JavaScript V8 Bad Output365
Lisp SBCL Timed Out5 min591
Racket #2 Bad Output536
Ruby JRuby #8 Failed529
Scala #4 Failed723
Scala #3 Failed633
"wrong" (different) algorithm / less comparable programs
1.2Perl #7 4.244.26139,600567
1.3Perl #6 4.424.43190,588477
1.9Erlang HiPE #7 6.416.42235,8321198
2.2Java  #3 7.677.67270,7722084
6.1Pascal Free Pascal 21.0421.05111,8161199
missing benchmark programs
Fortran Intel No program
Pascal Free Pascal No program

 regex-dna benchmark : Match DNA 8-mers and substitute nucleotides for IUB codes

You can write your own program for this task and contribute to the benchmarks game by following these general instructions.

More specifically:

diff program output for this 100KB input file (generated with the fasta program N = 10000) with this output file to check your program is correct before contributing.

We are trying to show the performance of various programming language implementations - so we ask that contributed programs not only give the correct result, but also use the same algorithm to calculate that result.

We use FASTA files generated by the fasta benchmark as input for this benchmark. Note: the file may include both lowercase and uppercase codes.

Each program should

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