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[REBOL] Re: Rebol vs PHP

From: rebol:techscribe at: 25-Jan-2001 21:31

Hi Allen, you wrote:
> As much as I love REBOL, if above are the parameters to work with, I would > suggest sticking to ASP, anything else would be slower in that set up. ASP > can do about 39 pps, php upto 42pps, CFM 29 pps, REBOL probably somewhere > similar. ASP is spagheti (but probably no more than PHP), but you can have a > small choice of server side languages, Jscript, VbScript, PerlScript and > other installed interpretors. (I want REBOL to get on that list) >
These are interesting numbers. You estimate 10pps difference between ASP and REBOL peak peformance. a) I wonder if there are cases in which REBOL outperforms ASP? b) Peak pps performance is not the only criteria for language choice. c) How about letting ASP handle what it's good at - MS db access - and letting REBOL do the rest? (I.e. REBOL requests db results from ASP and uses them, when necessary? BTW, Do you happen to know of a stanardized benchmark that tests more than peak performance? Take Care, Elan