[Beowulf] Accelerator for data compressing

Joe Landman landman at scalableinformatics.com
Fri Oct 3 11:59:53 EDT 2008


Vincent Diepeveen wrote:
> The question is Joe,
> 
> Why are you storing it uncompressed?

Lets see now...

Riddle me this Vincent:  What happens when you compress uncompressable 
binary data?  Like RPMs, or .debs?  Or pdf's with images, or images 
which have already been compressed?

Any idea?


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