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.

    sort sortsort
  ×   Program Source Code CPU secs Elapsed secs Memory KB Code B ≈ CPU Load
1.0Rust #2 3.282.06191,044669  20% 58% 21% 63%
1.2C gcc 5.812.45314,2002579  71% 52% 45% 71%
1.3Hack #4 6.072.61220,144832  43% 60% 43% 91%
1.7Hack 3.583.58279,144787  71% 19% 36% 43%
1.8C++ g++ #2 5.373.64183,796695  35% 65% 3% 48%
2.2C++ g++ #4 13.344.4799,5961759  90% 52% 85% 74%
2.5C++ g++ 5.245.25207,788648  1% 1% 100% 0%
2.6Hack #2 5.465.47273,004446  1% 100% 2% 0%
2.7Hack #3 5.465.47280,104456  1% 4% 96% 1%
2.7Ada 2005 GNAT #5 16.485.49126,2083492  64% 93% 77% 67%
3.6Ada 2005 GNAT #6 22.657.47100,7403740  97% 65% 69% 73%
3.6C gcc #4 22.637.5289,7041525  71% 70% 96% 65%
3.9Scala #5 27.877.98466,0241704  85% 84% 92% 88%
4.0Java  #5 24.708.24761,724929  68% 73% 77% 83%
4.3Clojure #4 29.348.84607,884707  94% 81% 80% 78%
4.3Scala #2 24.858.96676,292668  82% 78% 58% 61%
4.6OCaml #4 1.399.43268,4801050  83% 83% 83% 100%
4.6Ruby #8 27.989.46106,548529  64% 68% 92% 72%
4.6PHP #4 27.699.58150,456832  64% 60% 67% 100%
4.7Perl #2 27.169.70142,492527  76% 75% 77% 54%
4.9Erlang #6 35.7410.16441,0361058  80% 93% 95% 85%
5.0Python 3 22.8910.29259,568478  71% 38% 39% 75%
5.1Erlang HiPE #6 35.9110.42383,6441058  88% 82% 90% 85%
5.1Ruby #3 30.9210.51397,644501  70% 65% 66% 95%
5.2OCaml #3 19.1510.65516,9761014  27% 28% 87% 39%
5.2PHP 12.5210.77232,020788  55% 55% 55% 91%
5.3OCaml 19.5710.85517,3561502  29% 27% 29% 98%
5.3Ruby #7 31.4910.89215,924507  66% 76% 63% 86%
5.4Haskell GHC #2 42.1711.06257,1081518  93% 96% 96% 96%
6.2Java  #2 40.2812.75781,6761534  90% 71% 82% 74%
8.0Ruby JRuby #7 49.5816.58787,976507  69% 67% 81% 84%
8.1Go #2 48.4916.64549,688789  64% 64% 95% 69%
8.2C++ g++ #3 25.7316.88184,628844  53% 1% 0% 100%
9.2OCaml #2 18.9418.95517,492615  1% 0% 100% 0%
9.7Java  #7 20.3319.99574,8921284  17% 1% 84% 1%
9.8Java  #8 20.5220.15574,7801377  1% 1% 1% 100%
10Lisp SBCL #3 43.9220.57643,3481948  41% 91% 42% 42%
10Java  #4 21.9220.59712,228921  16% 10% 79% 2%
10Ruby JRuby #3 56.6421.101,993,204501  64% 70% 68% 68%
11Ruby JRuby #2 65.1822.681,961,188417  58% 65% 79% 87%
11Python 3 #5 23.4523.46326,832424  99% 1% 1% 1%
12C# Mono #7 82.3424.39461,148898  87% 85% 85% 82%
12Ruby #6 24.4224.43144,896442  1% 0% 100% 1%
13Go #8 86.7826.32513,712785  77% 100% 77% 77%
13F# Mono 83.6326.41850,516639  77% 87% 77% 78%
13PHP #3 27.3327.34229,012459  1% 1% 1% 100%
13C# Mono #2 80.3727.47364,004594  66% 79% 84% 64%
13C# Mono #6 76.8627.77371,724638  66% 60% 78% 75%
14Ruby #5 28.0228.03106,492343  0% 1% 1% 100%
14Ruby #2 28.1828.19434,096417  38% 8% 16% 40%
14C gcc #2 29.2129.22126,7001099  0% 100% 1% 0%
14F# Mono #3 84.0829.342,033,260870  66% 78% 79% 65%
14Scala 33.6529.52872,224611  87% 6% 9% 12%
15F# Mono #4 88.0930.56939,708899  94% 67% 66% 64%
16Dart #2 33.0432.11350,444648  80% 4% 1% 19%
17Perl #4 34.9834.99142,320440  1% 0% 100% 0%
18Ruby JRuby #5 42.4936.35997,324343  24% 20% 68% 10%
18PHP #2 37.6337.65210,944449  1% 1% 1% 100%
19Racket 39.8539.85731,168527  1% 59% 1% 42%
20Ruby 40.5240.54371,580308  0% 1% 1% 100%
21Ruby JRuby #6 48.7942.411,023,248442  38% 7% 20% 52%
24Go 151.8448.96579,096733  92% 73% 75% 71%
38Ruby JRuby 89.1878.982,182,572308  9% 91% 7% 8%
40C# Mono 82.6582.67453,256624  100% 1% 1% 0%
41F# Mono #2 83.5883.61657,224413  1% 1% 0% 100%
42Go #7 87.1986.35467,180652  1% 54% 26% 22%
Clojure #3 Failed710
Erlang Timed Out15 min622
Erlang HiPE Timed Out15 min622
Java  #6 Failed1410
Lisp SBCL Bad Output591
Racket #2 Bad Output536
Ruby JRuby #8 Failed529
Scala #4 Failed723
Scala #3 Failed633
"wrong" (different) algorithm / less comparable programs
1.3Perl #7 4.192.77141,684567
1.4Java  #3 7.882.87275,1642084
1.4Erlang HiPE #7 7.882.97383,9641198
1.9Erlang #7 8.663.87383,7401198
2.0Perl #6 4.144.15193,172477
10Pascal Free Pascal 20.9720.99114,8521199
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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