# Blazing Fast

Chevrotain treats performance as a feature, not as a secondary concern. This means that a great deal of work has gone into profiling and optimization with a focus on the V8 JavaScript engine (opens new window). It also means that new features are also considered in terms of performance cost.

The result of this work is that Chevrotain is Blazing Fast it is several times faster than most other JavaScript parsing libraries and can even be one order of magnitude faster than some popular ones.

See results of the performance benchmark (opens new window) on Chrome 67 (V8 6.7.288.46): Benchmark

Or run the benchmark (opens new window) yourself.