Announcing the Renaissance benchmark suite

Francois Farquet francois.farquet at
Fri May 10 11:33:27 UTC 2019

Hi Jie,

Yes, we have a Google group here :!forum/renaissance-dev
And a Twitter account (@RenaissanceJVM) :

Thanks for the report about the website problems, we will fix that shortly.



Le 10.05.19 à 11:23, Jie Fu a écrit :
> Hi Francois,
> Very cool! Thanks.
> Is there a mailing list about Renaissance?
> The website could be more perfect if the following issues be fixed:
>  1) "target/scala-2.12" might be "target/renaissance-0.9.0.jar" on 
> page[1] under "Building the suite".
>  2) The page link[2], which was referenced in[1] under "Contributing", 
> was not found there.
> Best regards,
> Jie
> [1] 
> [2] 
> On 2019/5/9 下午4:32, Francois Farquet wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> We are pleased to announce the release of the Renaissance Benchmark 
>> Suite. This new suite is intended to provide workloads that are not 
>> available elsewhere, and thus complement the workloads found in the 
>> existing, commonly used benchmark suites for the JVM, such as DaCapo, 
>> ScalaBench, and SPECjvm2008, which we gratefully acknowledge. We have 
>> found a great deal of inspiration in these suites, and strive to 
>> match and, where possible, exceed, the level of quality and usability 
>> established by these suites.
>> We aim to make the Renaissance development process as open as 
>> possible, and invite the community to participate. The code is 
>> open-source and the contribution mechanism is open. The suite will be 
>> regularly updated through minor releases, while new benchmarks will 
>> be introduced or retired in major releases.
>> Version 0.9 marks the first public open-source release of the 
>> Renaissance suite and is considered a major release candidate with 
>> respect to the selection of workloads included in the suite. We are 
>> still stabilizing the internal design until the 1.0 major release 
>> which should be ready in a few weeks. In the meantime, any feedback 
>> or contribution is very welcome.
>> Repository : 
>> Website : 
>> Thanks,
>> Francois Farquet

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