🔥 SSVM Performance

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The Second State Virtual Machine (SSVM) is an open source WebAssembly runtime optimized for server-side applications. The SSVM provides not only a WebAssembly runtime in Node.js, but also a compiler toolchain ssvmup for Rust and JavaScript.

Performance benchmarks

These benchmark tests are entirely open source. Try them on your computer!

The benchmark scores are in seconds. The smaller the better. The 👍 emoji marks the two best performing runtimes for each benchmark. The docker+native runtime is a simple Ubuntu Docker on an Ubuntu host.

SSVM 👀 Lucet/wasmtime WAVM V8 docker+native
nop 0 0.003 👍 0.002👍 0.024 0.056 0.849
cat-sync 0 0.007👍 0.573 0.029👍 0.06 0.826
nbody-c 50M 3.716👍 4.611 3.753 3.408👍 4.128
nbody-cpp 50M 3.759👍 4.705 3.741👍 3.962 3.944
fannkuch-redux-c 12 28.06👍 53.104 28.477 29.285 24.459👍
mandelbrot-c 15K 10.347👍 28.97 12.072👍 18.062 16.05
binary-trees-c 18 1.328👍 2.91 1.612👍 2.002 17.191
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