The Python Performance Benchmark SuiteΒΆ

The performance project is intended to be an authoritative source of benchmarks for all Python implementations. The focus is on real-world benchmarks, rather than synthetic benchmarks, using whole applications when possible.

performance is distributed under the MIT license.

Documenation:

Other Python Benchmarks:

See also the Python speed mailing list and the Python perf module (used by performance).

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