Linked by ebasconp on Fri 10th Jun 2011 22:22 UTC
Benchmarks "Google has released a research paper that suggests C++ is the best-performing programming language in the market. The internet giant implemented a compact algorithm in four languages - C++, Java, Scala and its own programming language Go - and then benchmarked results to find 'factors of difference'."
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Or simply points out, which programmers are in majority here. It's an unfortunate flaw of democracy ;) .

Well, again. The server vs. client JVM mode makes a very big difference in performance. And, using a different algorithm, I can produce results where Java is 5x faster than C++. So the points I made were completely valid. Also, given that the test was intended specifically to test Scala, the fact that they didn't rest concurrency at all is kind of mind boggling to me.

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