[Beowulf] Accelerator for data compressing
carsten.aulbert at aei.mpg.de
Fri Oct 3 02:27:36 PDT 2008
Bill Broadley wrote:
> Another example:
> 7zip compress: 19:41
> Bzip2 compress: 8:56
> Gzip compress: 3:00
> Again 7zip is a factor of 6 and change slower than gzip.
Have you looked into threaded/parallel bzip2?
freshmeat has a few of those, e.g.
(with the usual disclaimer that I haven't tested them myself).
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