Minion

Minion is an open-source constraint solver that is designed to be very scalable. This test profile uses Minion's integrated benchmarking problems to solve.

Learn more about this test at the upstream project site: http://minion.sourceforge.net/.

This utility test profile is maintained by Michael Larabel. This OpenBenchmarking.org test profile was created on 6 December 2010 and last updated on 7 April 2018. To run this test with the Phoronix Test Suite, the basic command is: phoronix-test-suite benchmark minion.

This test has an average install time of 1 second and an average run-time of 7 minutes, 5 seconds.

200k+ Downloads + 5k+ Public Benchmark Results

Public Result UploadsTest Completions*Reported Installs*OpenBenchmarking.orgEventsMinion Popularity Statisticspts/minion2011.012011.052011.092012.012012.052012.092013.012013.052013.092014.012014.052014.092015.012015.052015.092016.012016.052016.092017.012017.052017.092018.012018.052018.092019.012019.052019.092020.012020.052020.092021.016K12K18K24K30K

* Data based on those opting to upload their test results to OpenBenchmarking.org and users enabling the opt-in anonymous statistics reporting while running benchmarks from an Internet-connected platform.
Data current as of Sat, 16 Jan 2021 16:53:32 GMT.

Quasigroup29.1%Graceful22.0%Solitaire48.9%Benchmark Option PopularityOpenBenchmarking.org

Revision History

pts/minion-1.5.2   [View Source]   Sat, 07 Apr 2018 21:14:12 GMT
Minion no longer works on BSD or MacOSX

pts/minion-1.5.1   [View Source]   Sun, 04 Mar 2018 13:21:27 GMT
Add Windows support.

pts/minion-1.5.0   [View Source]   Wed, 04 Jan 2017 11:12:18 GMT
Update Minion against upstream.

pts/minion-1.4.0   [View Source]   Wed, 23 Jan 2013 14:33:13 GMT
Update against upstream Minion 0.15 release.

pts/minion-1.3.0   [View Source]   Wed, 07 Dec 2011 13:34:14 GMT
Update against upstream Minion 0.12 release.

pts/minion-1.2.0   [View Source]   Mon, 06 Dec 2010 14:57:30 GMT
Initial import into OpenBenchmarking.org

Suites Using This Test

CPU Massive

Single-Threaded


Performance Metrics

Analyze Test Configuration:

Minion 1.8

Benchmark: Solitaire

OpenBenchmarking.org metrics for this test profile configuration based on 1,502 public results since 4 January 2017 with the latest data as of 9 January 2021.

Below is an overview of the generalized performance for components where there is sufficient statistically significant data based upon user-uploaded results. It is important to keep in mind particularly in the Linux/open-source space there can be vastly different OS configurations, with this overview intended to offer just general guidance as to the performance expectations.

Component
Percentile Rank
# Matching Public Results
Seconds (Average)
100th
3
43 +/- 8
98th
11
54 +/- 4
96th
19
57 +/- 3
93rd
18
58 +/- 1
90th
54
59 +/- 2
90th
10
59 +/- 4
89th
27
60 +/- 10
89th
6
60 +/- 5
83rd
11
65 +/- 10
83rd
3
65 +/- 1
81st
3
66 +/- 5
81st
4
66 +/- 9
Mid-Tier
75th
> 68
74th
50
68 +/- 1
72nd
7
69 +/- 6
72nd
7
69 +/- 6
67th
34
71 +/- 1
67th
17
71 +/- 1
67th
7
71 +/- 2
63rd
6
73 +/- 8
60th
54
74 +/- 1
60th
18
74 +/- 6
57th
3
75 +/- 11
57th
4
75 +/- 4
52nd
4
77 +/- 3
51st
3
78 +/- 12
Median
50th
78
48th
5
79 +/- 1
46th
39
80 +/- 1
43rd
6
81 +/- 1
36th
17
86 +/- 1
33rd
14
87 +/- 2
33rd
15
87 +/- 4
Low-Tier
25th
> 90
25th
4
90 +/- 2
25th
3
91 +/- 3
21st
11
100 +/- 15
21st
3
100 +/- 2
18th
5
106 +/- 26
18th
3
108 +/- 4
18th
3
109 +/- 9
15th
4
117 +/- 19
7th
41
156 +/- 2
OpenBenchmarking.orgDistribution Of Public Results - Benchmark: Solitaire1502 Results Range From 38 To 2180 Seconds38841301762222683143604064524985445906366827287748208669129581004105010961142118812341280132613721418146415101556160216481694174017861832187819241970201620622108215422002004006008001000

Based on OpenBenchmarking.org data, the selected test / test configuration (Minion 1.8 - Benchmark: Solitaire) has an average run-time of 3 minutes. By default this test profile is set to run at least 3 times but may increase if the standard deviation exceeds pre-defined defaults or other calculations deem additional runs necessary for greater statistical accuracy of the result.

OpenBenchmarking.orgMinutesTime Required To Complete BenchmarkBenchmark: SolitaireRun-Time48121620Min: 1 / Avg: 2.61 / Max: 13

Based on public OpenBenchmarking.org results, the selected test / test configuration has an average standard deviation of 0.6%.

OpenBenchmarking.orgPercent, Fewer Is BetterAverage Deviation Between RunsBenchmark: SolitaireDeviation3691215Min: 0 / Avg: 0.55 / Max: 8

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