My own "real world" benchmark comparing 1.9 to 1.8:

http://www.dseifert.net/archive/2009-11/

-Doug Seifert

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 11:30 PM, Michael Brooks <michael.brooks / shaw.ca>wr=
ote:

> Alexander Jesner wrote:
>>
>>> On 02/22/2010 20:30, Benedikt M=FCller wrote:
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>>>> Ruby is not the fastest interpreted language out there.
>>>>
>>> If you have not already done so, switch to Ruby 1.9.
>>>
>>
>> I have seen this claim that Ruby 1.9 is somehow faster than Ruby 1.8
>> repeated over and over again, but I have *never* seen any credible
>> evidence for that, neither in my own benchmarks nor in Antonio
>> Cangiano's (or any other, for that matter). Does anyone have any
>> evidence that this is actually the case? I would be very interested in
>> that.
>>
>> J=F6rg W Mittag
>>
>
> Hello J=F6rg:
>
> I found this interesting:
> http://shootout.alioth.debian.org/u32/benchmark.php?test=3Dall&lang=3Dall
>
> It shows averaged scores of Ruby 1.8.7 (the Ruby MRI) vs Ruby 1.9.1 and v=
s
> a whole bunch of other languages.
>
> Michael
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