PHP Benchmarks

Performance comparison of PHP code alternatives.

Test: file vs. file_get_contents (str)

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Historical Results

Based on (2) saved test runs, The test labeled "file()" was (on average) the faster by 0.0106 seconds, (0.975% faster)

file() 100%
file_get_contents() 99.025%

The file() test took 1.079 seconds.
The file_get_contents() test took 1.0896 seconds.

Nitty-Gritty

Each test case ran 20 random code order iterations consisting of 282,449 loops for a total of 5,648,980 runs.

  • Line execution difference (0.000002) milliseconds.
  • Avg difference (0.000) milliseconds per 282,449 loops.
  • Total difference 10.62 milliseconds for 5,648,980 loops

The iteration variablity for Code 1 was (0.0000) milliseconds and Code 2 was (0.0000) milliseconds. The lower and the closer together there values are the more accurate the results are.

Code

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

implode('', file('supplement/dummy.inc'));

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

file_get_contents('supplement/dummy.inc');

Running: Linux (x86_64:1 GB) PHP (7.2.22-1+ubuntu16.04.1+deb.sury.org+1)