News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Stoimen Popov's Blog:
PHP Performance Bitwise Division
January 06, 2012 @ 09:26:38

Stoimen Popov has a new post to his blog today comparing the performance of bitwise division versus the normal "/" division operator.

Recently I wrote about binary search and then I said that in some languages, like PHP, bitwise division by two is not faster than the typical "/" operator. However I decided to make some experiments and here are the results.

According to his results using the bitwise method is slightly faster, but you'd only really notice it when working with large sets of data (like his example using 10,000,000). The code to run his benchmarks is included in the post.

0 comments voice your opinion now!
bitwise division benchmark compare operator


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Artur Ejsmont's Blog: Publishing queue messages from PHP using different backends

Smashing Magazine: The Big PHP IDE Test: Why Use One And Which To Choose

PHP 10.0 Blog: More on PHP performance

Mike Willbanks' Blog: Using PHP Accelerators

John Walsh's Blog: Benchmark - MYSQL vs MYSQLi


Community Events





Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


version zendserver symfony interview package language unittest podcast series bugfix deployment community laravel opinion library update release introduction framework api

All content copyright, 2014 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework