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Re: Documenting Guidance on compression and codecs
Ted Yu 2013-09-24, 20:11
According to
http://pokecraft.first-world.info/wiki/Quick_Benchmark:_Gzip_vs_Bzip2_vs_LZMA_vs_XZ_vs_LZ4_vs_LZO,
LZ4 is faster than LZOP but consumes much more memory.

Cheers
On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 8:34 PM, lars hofhansl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Do you have any numbers on compression speed, too?
> I continue to be surprised by the relative compression ratios between LZ4,
> LZO, and SNAPPY.
> I had expected SNAPPY and LZO to be roughly equivalent and LZ4 to be far
> better than LZO.
>
> -- Lars
>
>
>
> ________________________________
>  From: Nick Dimiduk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: hbase-dev <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> Sent: Wednesday, September 18, 2013 5:19 PM
> Subject: Re: Documenting Guidance on compression and codecs
>
>
> For completeness, here's an entry for LZ4:
>
> +--------------------+--------------+
> | compression:LZ4    |    391017061 |
> +--------------------+--------------+
>
>
>
> On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 12:10 PM, Nick Dimiduk <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> > Do we have a consolidated resource with information and recommendations
> > about use of the above? For instance, I ran a simple test using
> > PerformanceEvaluation, examining just the size of data on disk for 1G of
> > input data. The matrix below has some surprising results:
> >
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | MODIFIER           | SIZE (bytes) |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | none               |   1108553612 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | compression:SNAPPY |    427335534 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | compression:LZO    |    270422088 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | compression:GZ     |    152899297 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | codec:PREFIX       |   1993910969 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | codec:DIFF         |   1960970083 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | codec:FAST_DIFF    |   1061374722 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> > | codec:PREFIX_TREE  |   1066586604 |
> > +--------------------+--------------+
> >
> > Where does a wayward soul look for guidance on which combination of the
> > above to choose for their application?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Nick
> >
>