Snappy is all over the Hadoop ecosystem:
http://search-hadoop.com/?q=snappy&sort=newestOnTop . Snappy indeed.
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Jeff Whiting <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Sent: Thu, March 24, 2011 2:27:29 PM
> Subject: Re: google snappy
> This is a great idea. It is also under the APACHE license so we hopefully we
>can have snappy
> support directly in hbase and can forget about lzo and all its problems.
> On 3/23/2011 11:03 AM, Segel, Mike wrote:
> > Lol...
> > It's already in the works...
> > Sent from my Palm Pre , Please excuse any spelling errors.
> > ________________________________
> > On Mar 23, 2011 11:53 AM, Weishung Chung<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > Hey my fellow hadoop/hbase developers,
> > I just came across this google compression/decompression package
> > could we make a good use of this compression scheme in hadoop? It's written
> > in C++ though.
> > http://code.google.com/p/snappy/
> > <http://code.google.com/p/snappy/>I haven't looked close into this snappy
> > package yet but i would love to know about the differences compared to LZO.
> > Thank you,
> > Wei Shung
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