[Numpy-discussion] NumPy speed tests by NASA

David david@silveregg.co...
Wed Feb 23 01:32:09 CST 2011


On 02/23/2011 05:45 AM, Sturla Molden wrote:
> I came accross some NumPy performance tests by NASA. Comparisons against
> pure Python, Matlab, gfortran, Intel Fortran, Intel Fortran with MKL,
> and Java. For those that are interested, it is here:

This is mostly a test of the blas/lapack used, so it is not very useful 
IMO, except maybe to show that you can deal with non trivial problems on 
top of python (surprisingly, many scientists programming a fair bit are 
still unaware of the vectorizing concept altogether),

cheers,

David


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