doboz VS zstd

Compare doboz vs zstd and see what are their differences.

zstd

Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm (by facebook)
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zstd

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  • MLow: Meta's low bitrate audio codec
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 13 Jun 2024
    Zstd is a personal project? Surely it's not by accident in the Facebook GitHub organization? And that you need to sign a contract on code.facebook.com before they'll consider merging any contributions? That seems like an odd claim, unless it used to be a personal project and Facebook took it over

    (https://github.com/facebook/zstd/blob/dev/CONTRIBUTING.md#co...)

  • My First Arch Linux Installation
    3 projects | dev.to | 12 Jun 2024
    Unmount root and remount the subvolumes and the boot partition. noatime is used for better performance zstd as file compression:
  • Rethinking string encoding: a 37.5% space efficient encoding than UTF-8 in Fury
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 7 May 2024
    > In such cases, the serialized binary are mostly in 200~1000 bytes. Not big enough for zstd to work

    You're not referring to the same dictionary that I am. Look at --train in [1].

    If you have a training corpus of representative data, you can generate a dictionary that you preshare on both sides which will perform much better for very small binaries (including 200-1k bytes).

    If you want maximum flexibility (i.e. you don't know the universe of representative messages ahead of time or you want maximum compression performance), you can gather this corpus transparently as messages are generated & then generate a dictionary & attach it as sideband metadata to a message. You'll probably need to defer the decoding if it references a dictionary not yet received (i.e. send delivers messages out-of-order from generation). There are other techniques you can apply, but the general rule is that your custom encoding scheme is unlikely to outperform zstd + a representative training corpus. If it does, you'd need to actually show this rather than try to argue from first principles.

    [1] https://github.com/facebook/zstd/blob/dev/programs/zstd.1.md

  • Drink Me: (Ab)Using a LLM to Compress Text
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 4 May 2024
    > Doesn't take large amount of GPU resources

    This is an understatement, zstd dictionary compression and decompression are blazingly fast: https://github.com/facebook/zstd/blob/dev/README.md#the-case...

    My real-world use case for this was JSON files in a particular schema, and the results were fantastic.

  • SQLite VFS for ZSTD seekable format
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 26 Apr 2024
    This VFS will read a sqlite file after it has been compressed using [zstd seekable format](https://github.com/facebook/zstd/blob/dev/contrib/seekable_f...). Built to support read-only databases for full-text search. Benchmarks are provided in README.
  • Chrome Feature: ZSTD Content-Encoding
    10 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 1 Apr 2024
    Of course, you may get different results with another dataset.

    gzip (zlib -6) [ratio=32%] [compr=35Mo/s] [dec=407Mo/s]

    zstd (zstd -2) [ratio=32%] [compr=356Mo/s] [dec=1067Mo/s]

    NB1: The default for zstd is -3, but the table only had -2. The difference is probably small. The range is 1-22 for zstd and 1-9 for gzip.

    NB2: The default program for gzip (at least with Debian) is the executable from zlib. With my workflows, libdeflate-gzip iscompatible and noticably faster.

    NB3: This benchmark is 2 years old. The latest releases of zstd are much better, see https://github.com/facebook/zstd/releases

    For a high compression, according to this benchmark xz can do slightly better, if you're willing to pay a 10× penalty on decompression.

    xz -9 [ratio=23%] [compr=2.6Mo/s] [dec=88Mo/s]

    zstd -9 [ratio=23%] [compr=2.6Mo/s] [dec=88Mo/s]

  • Zstandard v1.5.6 – Chrome Edition
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 26 Mar 2024
  • Optimizating Rabin-Karp Hashing
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 9 Mar 2024
    Compression, synchronization and backup systems often use rolling hash to implement "content-defined chunking", an effective form of deduplication.

    In optimized implementations, Rabin-Karp is likely to be the bottleneck. See for instance https://github.com/facebook/zstd/pull/2483 which replaces a Rabin-Karp variant by a >2x faster Gear-Hashing.

  • Show HN: macOS-cross-compiler – Compile binaries for macOS on Linux
    7 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 17 Feb 2024
  • Cyberpunk 2077 dev release
    1 project | /r/gamedev | 11 Dec 2023
    Get the data https://publicdistst.blob.core.windows.net/data/root.tar.zst magnet:?xt=urn:btih:84931cd80409ba6331f2fcfbe64ba64d4381aec5&dn=root.tar.zst How to extract https://github.com/facebook/zstd Linux (debian): `sudo apt install zstd` ``` tar -I 'zstd -d -T0' -xvf root.tar.zst ```

What are some alternatives?

When comparing doboz and zstd you can also consider the following projects:

smaz - Small strings compression library

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

7-Zip-zstd - 7-Zip with support for Brotli, Fast-LZMA2, Lizard, LZ4, LZ5 and Zstandard

LZMAT - git mirror of LZMAT (http://www.matcode.com/lzmat.htm)

LZHAM - Lossless data compression codec with LZMA-like ratios but 1.5x-8x faster decompression speed, C/C++

brotli - Brotli compression format

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