The Computer Language
Benchmarks Game

Smalltalk VW programs versus Java

by benchmark task performance

pidigits
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 11.45 54,860 652 11.45 0% 1% 1% 100%
Java 3.20 33,052 938 3.20 1% 1% 1% 100%
spectral-norm
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 90.98 54,320 438 90.96 0% 0% 0% 100%
Java 16.22 32,332 950 16.22 0% 1% 1% 100%
n-body
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 197.18 53,024 1652 197.12 1% 0% 0% 100%
Java 22.68 30,056 1424 22.67 0% 0% 1% 100%
k-nucleotide
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 318.75 385,584 1153 318.44 1% 0% 0% 100%
Java 34.83 1,124,104 1844 34.79 1% 1% 0% 100%
fasta
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 48.04 53,456 1315 48.02 1% 0% 1% 100%
Java 5.15 31,376 1507 5.14 1% 1% 0% 100%
fannkuch-redux
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 696.53 55,452 838 696.33 1% 0% 0% 100%
Java 69.27 47,784 1282 69.25 1% 0% 0% 100%
binary-trees
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 81.43 330,788 722 81.34 1% 1% 0% 100%
Java 7.39 414,024 583 7.38 1% 1% 1% 100%
reverse-complement
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 30.73 405,736 754 30.71 0% 1% 0% 100%
Java 1.70 474,400 745 1.70 1% 1% 3% 99%
mandelbrot
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 580.55 53,584 467 580.39 1% 1% 1% 100%
Java 23.93 91,684 796 23.92 1% 1% 1% 100%
regex-dna
source secs KB gz cpu cpu load
Smalltalk VW 649.67 376,760 584 649.42 0% 1% 1% 100%
Java 21.40 575,372 1284 21.39 1% 0% 1% 100%
Smalltalk VW

VisualWorks® Personal Use Edition Release 8.1 of July 24, 2015

Java

java version "1.8.0_45"
Java(TM) SE Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_45-b14)
Java HotSpot(TM) 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.45-b02, mixed mode)