Author Liran Nuna
Recipients Liran Nuna, yselivanov
Date 2017-12-03.09:09:08
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The performance of async/await is very low when compared to similar code that implements similar functionality via iterators, such as Quora's asynq library (

Based on my benchmarks, asynq is almost twice as fast as async/await. 

I have found some performance hanging fruit when benchmarking (See attached GitHub PR).

$ time python 

real	0m5.851s
user	0m5.760s
sys	0m0.088s
$ time python 

real	0m2.999s
user	0m2.900s
sys	0m0.076s
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