Performance of different compilers and optimization software

Benchmark tools
R functions, Dos scripts
Optimization software
ADMB, R, BUGS, etc.
ADMB memory test
Write-up of some tests conducted by Ian Taylor and Allan Hicks on memory use, run time, and temporary file sizes. For background, see “Compilers” page.
GCC vs. Visual C++ vs. Borland (Windows vs. Linux, 32 bit vs. 64 bit)