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Advanced MessagePack capabilities
4 projects | dev.to | 13 Oct 2021
Choose the data compression algorithm based on the specifics of your data. For example, if you are working with lots of short strings, take a look at [*SMAZ](https://github.com/antirez/smaz).*
Improving short string compression.
1 project | reddit.com/r/compression | 29 Jul 2021
Take a look at this. Idea behind it seems nice, but it's fixed dictionary ("codebook") was clearly made for English language, and the algorithm itself is really simple. How can we impove on this? Dynamic dictionary won't do, since you have to store it somewhere, nullifying benefits of using such algorithm. Beyond that I have no idea.
80 projects | dev.to | 27 Feb 2021
smaz - Efficient string compression library. BSD-3-Clause
What are some alternatives?
zstd - Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm
LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases
LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm
ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.
brotli - Brotli compression format
zlib-ng - zlib replacement with optimizations for "next generation" systems.
LZMAT - git mirror of LZMAT (http://www.matcode.com/lzmat.htm)
Minizip-ng - Fork of the popular zip manipulation library found in the zlib distribution.
Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor