Performance and ADA Style for the AN/BSY-2 Submarine Combat System
December 1992 • Technical Report
This 1992 report describes the effect of Ada coding style on the execution performance of Ada programs.
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The performance of programs prepared with the Verdix ADA Development System (VADS) was measured and analyzed for programmers preparing a large ADA system. Using standard ADA benchmark suites (ACEC, AES and PIWG) and a representative Motorola 68030 target system as a source of data, questions were posed and answered about programming alternatives, based on the measured performance of the compiler. The questions included in the report were extracted from a much larger set selected from an analysis of the BSY-2 Style Guide and augmented with additional questions suggested by SEI experience. The derivation of the questions and the template for the performance analysis sections are presented as appendices.