[Bioperl-l] Bio-Perl workload for benchmarking Perl

Robert Buels rmb32 at cornell.edu
Tue Apr 6 12:11:32 EDT 2010

Steffen:  what kind of ballpark runtimes do you want for each benchmark? 
    1 hour? 12 hours? 1 day?


Christopher Fields wrote:
> Forwarding on to the mail list.  My hands are pretty full for the next couple of weeks, but I'll see what I can do from my end.
> Anyone have something they can contribute to this?
> chris
> On Apr 6, 2010, at 3:37 AM, Steffen Schwigon wrote:
>> Hi!
>> I'm currently collecting workloads for Perl that are worth
>> benchmarking in order to generate numbers with which in turn I hope to
>> create a long-term use case (and maybe even a business-case for
>> someone) where Perl could be improved.
>> The near-term goal is just getting benchmark numbers.
>> You seem to be active in Bio-Perl. 
>> I saw you in the GSoC 2010 announcement.
>> Could you provide me examples of heavy workloads that I could run and
>> that are meaningful to users/consumers of Bio-Perl?
>> I would need it ready prepared so that I can start it with just
>> dependencies from CPAN as I don't know anything about Bio-Perl.
>> Ideally something that leverages parallelism suited for
>> multi-core/multi-cpu machines.
>> Initially I would integrate this into my Benchmark::Perl::Formance
>> suite on CPAN but the background of this effort is to make it
>> “corporate” relevant.
>> Feel free to pass-through this request to someone more appropriate.
>> Thanks.
>> Kind regards,
>> Steffen 
>> -- 
>> Steffen Schwigon <ss5@@renormalist.net>
>> Dresden Perl Mongers <http://dresden-pm.org/>
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