C++ is faster…

June 12, 2011

…Google says so here.

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2 Responses to “C++ is faster…”

  1. carlos Says:

    … it also required the most extensive tuning efforts, many of which were done at a level of sophistication that would not be available to the average programmer.

  2. George Says:

    Not just faster, but also much more efficient with memory utilization but apparently not so much with binary size. The Java JAR is 1/3rd the size of the C++ opt binary, but comparing bytecode with machine code is unfair (I wonder why they don’t native compile it). Neither Java nor Scala claim to be performance-competitive with C/C++. An interesting comparison would be FORTRAN, OCaml, and C++.

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