PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: addslashes vs. mysql_escape_string

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "addslashes()" was the faster by 0.0435 seconds, (3.543% faster)

addslashes() 100%
mysql_escape_string() 96.457%

The addslashes() test took 1.1842 seconds.
The mysql_escape_string() test took 1.2277 seconds.


Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 260,637 loops for a total of 5,212,740 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000008) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (2.175) milliseconds per 260,637 loops.
  • Total difference 43.49 milliseconds for 5,212,740 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (6.2896) milliseconds and Code 2 was (6.4806) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.


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 (