smaz VS zstd

Compare smaz vs zstd and see what are their differences.

smaz

Small strings compression library (by antirez)

zstd

Zstandard - Fast real-time compression algorithm (by facebook)
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smaz zstd
3 99
1,110 21,864
- 1.2%
0.0 9.3
over 4 years ago 3 days ago
C C
BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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smaz

Posts with mentions or reviews of smaz. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-13.
  • 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).*
  • C Deep
    80 projects | dev.to | 27 Feb 2021
    smaz - Efficient string compression library. BSD-3-Clause

zstd

Posts with mentions or reviews of zstd. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2024-02-17.

What are some alternatives?

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

LZ4 - Extremely Fast Compression algorithm

Snappy - A fast compressor/decompressor

LZMA - (Unofficial) Git mirror of LZMA SDK releases

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

ZLib - A massively spiffy yet delicately unobtrusive compression library.

brotli - Brotli compression format

haproxy - HAProxy Load Balancer's development branch (mirror of git.haproxy.org)

LZFSE - LZFSE compression library and command line tool

zlib-ng - zlib replacement with optimizations for "next generation" systems.

zlib - Cloudflare fork of zlib with massive performance improvements

zfs - OpenZFS on Linux and FreeBSD

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