[pve-devel] backup : add pigz compressor

Dietmar Maurer dietmar at proxmox.com
Fri Jul 10 07:05:07 CEST 2015


> user from pve-user mailing report than using pigz (multithread gzip),
> improve a lot speed of compression backup.
> 
> Maybe could we use add it ? (or maybe replace gzip ?)

We already have lzop, which is as fast as pgzip and uses less resources.
So what is the advantage of pgzip? IMHO a parallel lzop would be nice.



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