PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: addslashes vs. mysql_escape_string

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "mysql_escape_string()" was the faster by 0.0161 seconds, (2.888% faster)

mysql_escape_string() 100%
addslashes() 97.112%

The mysql_escape_string() test took 0.5417 seconds.
The addslashes() test took 0.5578 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 130,734 loops for a total of 2,614,680 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000006) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (0.805) milliseconds per 130,734 loops.
  • Total difference 16.11 milliseconds for 2,614,680 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (3.0354) milliseconds and Code 2 was (2.0964) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

The first test, "addslashes()", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy2'] = addslashes($GLOBALS['dummy']);

The second test, "mysql_escape_string()", was:

$GLOBALS['dummy2'] = mysql_real_escape_string($GLOBALS['dummy']);

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.15-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)