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Feature #7953

Support for the Zstandard compression

Added by r a almost 4 years ago. Updated almost 4 years ago.

Status:
New
Priority:
Low
Assignee:
-
Category:
-
Target version:
-
Start date:
2017-03-08
Due date:
% Done:

0%

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Difficulty:
Medium
Tags:
needs-triage

Description

Zstandard (Zstd) is a new real time lossless compression library providing high compression ratios.

The website is here http://facebook.github.io/zstd/

Performance information taken from http://fastcompression.blogspot.co.uk/2015/01/zstd-stronger-compression-algorithm.html

Name                Ratio  C.speed D.speed
MB/s MB/s
zlib 1.2.8 -6 3.099 18 275
zstd 2.872 201 498
zlib 1.2.8 -1 2.730 58 250
LZ4 HC r127 2.720 26 1720
QuickLZ 1.5.1b6 2.237 323 373
LZO 2.06 2.106 351 510
Snappy 1.1.0 2.091 238 964
LZ4 r127 2.084 370 1590
LZF 3.6 2.077 220 502

Can this be considered for inclusion in a future release of OpenIndiana and ZFS

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