PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: glob vs. glob no sort files only

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "glob()" was the faster by 0.0664 seconds, (5.036% faster)

glob() 100%
glob(GLOB_NOSORT) 94.964%

The glob() test took 1.252 seconds.
The glob(GLOB_NOSORT) test took 1.3184 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 280,649 loops for a total of 5,612,980 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000012) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (3.320) milliseconds per 280,649 loops.
  • Total difference 66.40 milliseconds for 5,612,980 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (9.6370) milliseconds and Code 2 was (12.0186) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

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

clearstatcache();
$result = array();
foreach (glob($GLOBALS['basedir'] . '/tests/*') as $file)
{
	if (!is_dir($file))
	{
		$result[] = $file;
	}
}

The second test, "glob(GLOB_NOSORT)", was:

clearstatcache();
$result = array();
foreach (glob($GLOBALS['basedir'] . '/tests/*', GLOB_NOSORT) as $file)
{
	if (!is_dir($file))
	{
		$result[] = $file;
	}
}

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.25-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)