Category: UNIX

Dec 10

Multiple-thread gzip

I was recently backing up some very large datasets and became impatient with the typical time it takes from creating *.tar.gz archives. During one backup session I started searching for a possible method to utilize multiple threads. I came across pigz, which is basically a parallel implementation of gzip. I came across an interesting thread …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: http://www.mattbilskie.com/multiple-thread-gzip/