Jan 25, 2012

lz4 : Very Fast Compression algorithm

According test its almost as twice as fastest decompression (Google's Snappy), but with slightly better compression rate with better speed.

Code license: New BSD License

"LZ4 is a very fast lossless compression algorithm, providing compression speed at 300 MB/s per core, scalable with multi-cores CPU. It also features an extremely fast decoder, with speeds up and beyond 1GB/s per core, typically reaching RAM speed limits on multi-core systems."
(c) http://code.google.com/p/lz4/