Subject Re: [Firebird-Architect] Re: Record Encoding
Author Milan Babuskov
Jim Starkey wrote:
> The numbers I've found suggest that the bzip algorithm is twice as
> efficient but 6 times more expensive to encode and 40% more expensive to
> decode than gzip/zip. That's an expected tradeoff: increased data
> analysis for increased density.

Jim, have you tested 7-zip algorythm? AFAIK, it is as efficient as bzip, but
not nearly so expensive.

There is lzma SDK publicly available. Interface is C++.

Milan Babuskov