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VW Smalltalk versus Node js fastest programs

Always look at the source code.

These are only the fastest programs. Do some of them use manually vectorized SIMD? Look at the other programs. They may seem more-like a fair comparison to you.

binary-trees
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 16.33 375,880 930 37.41 70% 46% 70% 43%
Node js 7.52 1,343,968 744 22.37 73% 70% 85% 69%
pidigits
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 8.02 55,592 753 8.04 0% 100% 0% 0%
Node js 1.29 37,068 599 1.36 1% 100% 2% 2%
spectral-norm
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 20.54 248,124 1047 62.47 72% 73% 75% 84%
Node js 1.64 67,584 999 6.12 92% 92% 93% 95%
n-body
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 108.63 55,036 1782 109.07 0% 0% 100% 0%
Node js 8.63 36,136 1268 8.67 0% 0% 100% 0%
fasta
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 29.30 55,024 1539 29.55 0% 1% 100% 0%
Node js 1.89 71,820 2047 6.13 79% 79% 81% 85%
mandelbrot
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 102.47 177,424 929 351.82 85% 93% 88% 77%
Node js 4.03 95,448 1122 15.91 99% 98% 99% 100%
k-nucleotide
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 429.36 385,208 1317 432.38 0% 67% 34% 0%
Node js 15.68 397,548 1812 44.40 82% 95% 44% 62%
fannkuch-redux
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk 452.53 54,936 916 456.54 0% 0% 0% 100%
Node js 11.60 64,024 1313 45.89 99% 99% 99% 99%
reverse-complement
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
VW Smalltalk   Bad Output
Node js 2.17 1,535,512 1480 4.64 62% 53% 56% 42%
regex-redux
source secs mem gz busy cpu load
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Node js 4.64 1,163,148 668 5.83 3% 14% 30% 79%
VW Smalltalk

VisualWorks® 8.3 Aug 19 2017

Node js

v16.3.0