Decimal Library Performance
Version 1.12 – 7 Apr 2009
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This document describes some preliminary performance measurements for some decimal libraries. The document is also available in PDF (Acrobat) format.

All the libraries support one or more of the encodings produced by the IEEE 754r committee, as in IEEE Std 754-2008.

  1. Introduction – overview of the document
  2. decimal64 performance – 64-bit operations
  3. decimal128 performance – 128-bit operations

Reproduced with permission from IBM © Copyright 1997, 2009 by International Business Machines Corporation