New Ruby version up to 5 times faster

The version of Ruby 1.9.1, which is now in the “ preview ” status in synthetic tests, is significantly faster than the current version 1.8.7. With the exception of a few tests, acceleration reaches 5 times.

JRuby 1.1.6RC1 also performed well, having run tests faster than Ruby 1.8.7 up to 3.6 times.



Test lead time


Время выполнения тестов; Ruby 1.8.7: 787, Ruby 1.9.1: 191, JRuby: 232
  • Ruby 1.8.7: 787.07
  • Ruby 1.9.1: 191.44
  • JRuby 1.1.6RC1: 231.57


Geometric mean acceleration compared to 1.8.7


Среднее геометрическое

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