Gaurang Khetan wrote:
> Hello experts,
> 
> I thought this topic was quite related so posted in this same thread..
> 
> We are going to start a new website (serving videos but several database 
> intensive features as well), and we think it will hopefully reach a 
> stage where scalability is going to become important.
> 
> Hence I wanted some idea abt speed..
> 
> I checked several benchmarks online between PHP, Python and Ruby, and 
> found that Python is a strong winner here, with PHP and Ruby about 
> distant second. However with Ruby 2.0, I read that it will use a 
> bytecode compiler YARV, which will make it significantly faster than its 
> current implementation Ruby 1.8... ?
> 
> My question:
> 1. When can I reasonably expect a stable Ruby 2.0 release..
december
> 2. Are there any benchmarks as to how will it compare to PHP and Python 
> in run speed?
there are few benchmarks, but it's really hard to compare two langues as 
i found out ^^