PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: glob(no_sort) vs scandir files only

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Result: Discarded

The test labeled "glob(GLOB_NOSORT)" was the faster by 0.0547 seconds, (4.369% faster)

glob(GLOB_NOSORT) 100%
scandir() 95.631%

The glob(GLOB_NOSORT) test took 1.1982 seconds.
The scandir() test took 1.2529 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 290,968 loops for a total of 5,819,360 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000009) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (2.737) milliseconds per 290,968 loops.
  • Total difference 54.74 milliseconds for 5,819,360 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (10.4829) milliseconds and Code 2 was (4.3322) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

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

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