PHP vs. Python vs. Perl

Jon Drukman jsd at
Thu Jun 29 18:22:16 UTC 2006

Hey Ian, fancy meeting you here :)

Ian Holsman wrote:
> would it change my decision to write in language X? maybe... but it does 
> mean the guys who write the perl/python library should lift their game 
> and use a 'C' library to get a equivalent boost.
> this of course assumes the memcache operation takes up a size-able 
> percentage of your request time.

i'd be stunned if that were true for anyone.  my benchmarking shows that 
even one simple mysql select is about 100-1000x slower than one memcache 


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