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mandelbrot
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README.md

mandelbrot

An example on how to use different concurrency patterns with Go to compute Mandelbrot sets.

It turns out the simplest way is also the fastest! Just run one goroutine per pixel and you get more than 50% speed-up

A cool mandelbrot

Some stats:

  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=seq
  real	0m25.858s
  user	0m25.260s
  sys	0m0.219s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=px
  real	0m11.575s
  user	0m27.576s
  sys	0m0.186s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=row
  real	0m11.854s
  user	0m27.890s
  sys	0m0.188s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=1
  real	0m36.673s
  user	0m42.374s
  sys	0m21.116s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=2
  real	0m23.045s
  user	0m37.755s
  sys	0m9.540s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=4
  real	0m16.897s
  user	0m39.619s
  sys	0m4.055s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=8
  real	0m17.390s
  user	0m41.210s
  sys	0m3.086s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=16
  real	0m16.923s
  user	0m40.004s
  sys	0m2.418s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=32
  real	0m16.603s
  user	0m40.724s
  sys	0m2.727s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=64
  real	0m16.379s
  user	0m40.183s
  sys	0m2.468s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=128
  real	0m16.006s
  user	0m39.889s
  sys	0m2.148s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=256
  real	0m16.055s
  user	0m39.902s
  sys	0m2.155s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=512
  real	0m16.028s
  user	0m39.938s
  sys	0m2.354s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=1024
  real	0m16.246s
  user	0m39.893s
  sys	0m3.084s
  
  time mandelbrot -out=out.png -h=4096 -w=4096 -mode=workers -workers=2048
  real	0m16.263s
  user	0m40.196s
  sys	0m3.253s